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Dislocated Worker Services

We are dedicated to providing hope, help, and support to dislocated workers. Our services are designed to help you find and secure the resources you need to plan for your future and get back on your feet.

What is a dislocated worker?

You may be considered a dislocated worker if any of the following situations apply to you:

  • You have lost employment due to a permanent plant closure or a mass layoff within the company.
  • Your position has been eliminated, and you will be unable to return to work in that industry or occupation.
  • You are self-employed, but the economy or a natural disaster is causing your business to fail.
  • You are a displaced homemaker or caregiver who has lost your primary means of support.
  • You left a job to follow your spouse who is a military service member, or you are unable to continue employment because of your spouse’s change of military station, or you lost employment as a result of your spouse’s discharge from the military.

Heartland Workforce Solutions offers computer access and helpful staff to assist you in finding resources at our American Job Center.


Our Services:

At our American Job Center, we provide:

  • Computer Access: Use our computers to search for job opportunities, update your resume, and apply for jobs.
  • Helpful Staff: Our knowledgeable staff is here to assist you with finding resources and navigating your job search.
  • Resource Connections: We connect you with various resources and services to support your career transition.


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Visit us at Heartland Workforce Solutions and take the first step towards rebuilding your career. Our team is here to support you every step of the way.



Dislocated Worker Resources

Dislocated Worker Education and Training

Some dislocated workers may qualify for assistance with tuition and supplies for post-secondary education and/or training for a new job or career.

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Unemployment Insurance

Heartland Workforce Solutions helps you navigate applying for unemployment and finding opportunities. You can also view common unemployment questions online.

Apply and Learn about Unemployment Insurance

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The WIOA Adult/Dislocated Worker Program offers weekly orientations and training guidance for eligible people who are laid-off, self-employed, veterans or displaced homeworkers. Contact us at to see if you qualify for assistance.

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