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    Dislocated Worker Services

    The Job Bank
    If you're looking for resources, information, and tools to help improve your job search success, the Job Bank is the place to go!!  We have books, pamphlets and related materials for your use.  We offer computer access to GreaterDaytonWorks.com  and many other Internet based job banks and career resource sites with hundreds of job postings.  Our computers are also loaded with a wide range of software, including  word-processing, resume builder programs, tutorials, and career exploration.  Need to create a resume/cover letter?  Come on in and take a look at what we have to offer or give us a call at (937) 225-5627.

    Career Transition Center
    The Career Transition Center is to serve the needs of the Dislocated Worker.  The facility is equipped with the latest up to date computer equipment.  The Job Seeker is provided with access to self directed Career Job Search, Development of a Job Search Strategy, Internet Tools, Career Assessments along with Career Exploration, Resume Preparation Resources, Specialized Workshops, Career Counseling, Networking, Access to Workforce Investment Act Services and FREE faxing, copying and phone bank.  Come on in and take a look at what we have to offer or give us a call to schedule an appointment (937) 496-7397.

    WIA   (Workforce Investment Act)
    The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 provides the frame work for a unique national workforce preparation and employment system designed to meet both the needs of the nation's businesses, the needs of job seekers, and those who want to further their careers.  WIA offers many services to individuals that are dislocated.  Once determined suitable, services can include funds for training (books, tuition, lab fees, small tools, and equipment), individual career guidance, and counseling, labor market information, skill upgrades, supportive services, On-the-Job training with area employers and more.  To learn more about WIA, call (937) 225-5531.

    Ohio Department of Job & Family Services ( Unemployment Compensation)
    Unemployment compensation offers basic protection against economic insecurity.  It is an insurance program that helps unemployed workers, who are unemployed through no fault of their own, while they look for work.  ODJFS processes requests for  unemployment compensation benefits and helps individuals find employment.  Information about unemployment compensation can be obtained by calling toll free 1-800-251-6237 on a touch tone telephone and selecting option #2.  Visit online at: http://www.state.oh.us/odjfs/factsheets/IC00ucregular.stm.

    Register for Unemployment Benefits by telephone toll free at 1-877-644-6562