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There are a number of services available in person at the Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center, but many of the tools you need can be easily accessed or researched online.
This resource library presents all the services and tools we have available to you. If you don’t have an internet-connected device, we have desktops available at our location.
Nebraska 211 keeps an accurate and comprehensive database that you can use to find health and human services to meet your needs. If you’re experiencing obstacles such as finding a food pantry, paying for a utility bill, accessing safe housing, receiving counseling services or anything else, call 2-1-1, text your zip code to 898211, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get personalized attention with a career specialist, take a career assessment, learn about on-the-job training, explore career options, train in English as a second language, learn basic literacy skills, access supportive services to address barriers and much more.
America Works equips each individual with the right tools so that they are able to provide for themselves and their loved ones and find meaningful employment. Their proven methods, services and experienced staff offer the right combination for success. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Tori Conley at 402-658-7795 or email@example.com for assistance.
Heartland Workforce Solutions ofrece talleres y tutoriales sobre cómo crear un CV. Si desea realizar investigaciones adicionales sobre CV, About.com ofrece una guía completa para escribir CV y cartas de presentación eficaces, con enlaces adicionales a otros sitios web, muestras y plantillas.
TheBalanceCareers.com gives advice on asking for a pay raise at your current job.
Su biblioteca local puede ser un gran recurso en su búsqueda de empleo. Puede consultar los recursos de búsqueda de empleo y libros para ayudarle a escribir su CV u ofrecer consejos de entrevistas. Si no tiene acceso a la computadora en casa, las bibliotecas de área también ofrecen laboratorios de computación donde puede hacer búsquedas de trabajos en Internet, completar aplicaciones en línea o trabajar en su CV.
Whether you’re still in school, looking for your first job or wanting a complete change of careers, learn what career or type of job best suits you. NEworks offers a self-paced Career Explorer online assessment.
View fairs and events hosted by Heartland Workforce Solutions, our partner organizations and others across the Omaha Metro community.
CRED is a City of Omaha grant for people experiencing employment hurdles while residing in Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. If you are a career seeker or employed worker that would benefit by paid, short-term trainings, courses or credentials, click “learn more” to see available training and funding.
The Center for Disability Inclusion is a national organization that assist businesses to advance disability inclusion in the workplace and marketplace. We do this through educating the business community on proven strategies, cultivating relationships between business, community, academic and strategic partners, and elevating inclusive practices and thought leaders so businesses become employers of choice for people with disabilities. We offer consultation, training, and the online job board Jobs Ability as ways to accomplish these efforts. For additional information, contact Darla Wilkerson, firstname.lastname@example.org, Meaghan Walls, email@example.com, or visit their website at www.centerfordisabilityinclusion.org
There are a range of no-cost assessments and training programs available at our location. Once your assessment tests are taken, a career specialists will know which training programs to suggest.
If you’d like to search online for state-wide education services, visit the NEworks website.
Click the link to get a list of resources for professional clothing.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services offers resources for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), emergency assistance applications, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and more. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Vickie Adams at 402-934-2876 / firstname.lastname@example.org for Medicaid assistance or Zoanne Keene at 402-934-2674 / email@example.com for economic assistance.
The Nebraska Department of Labor provides services for many employment related activities. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Tim Jefferson at 402-934-2392 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Some dislocated workers may qualify for assistance with tuition and supplies for post-secondary education and/or training for a new job or career.
Dynamic Workforce Solutions is the service provider for the Youth program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Dynamic is dedicated to helping qualified youth receive the education, training, and job placement assistance they need to support themselves, their families and their communities. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. For more information about the WIOA Youth program and additional contact information, please visit the WIOA Youth Website.
ENCAP is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency responsible for providing social and human services to people facing poverty in Douglas and Sarpy Counties.
Equus Workforce Solutions is a comprehensive provider of workforce development services. Equus services provide a full continuum of solutions focused on increasing opportunities for individuals and families through client-centered approaches, committed team members and robust business and community partnerships. Contact Brenda Weiland at 402-763-6735.
Immediate services such as food, clothing hygiene and housing, transportation to appointments, medical and dental care.
Laser tattoo removal may also be available.
If you need assistance paying the fees, you can call Together Inc. at 402-345-8047. This is not guaranteed, but it is a great start.
Get a Birth Certificate – Can be done online, in person or via mail request
Nebraska Vital Records Office:
Phone Number: (402) 471-2871
Email Address: DHHS.VitalRecords@nebraska.gov
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 95065, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5065
What if I’m not born in Nebraska? Find the Vital Records Department of the state you were born in by clicking here.
Get a State ID or Driver’s License
Fee: $29 or $16 if replacement
*At this point, you must have a home address and provide proof of that address
Documents need to present to DMV:
Get a Social Security Card (Easy online application) If you need a computer to do this on, you can visit any library or Heartland Workforce Solutions for assistance.
Fee: Free if lost or stolen
Documents needed to get SS Card: Proof of citizenship (birth certificate and/or Passport) AND another identification document (preferably U.S. Driver’s license or state ID or Passport, but they may accept school ID, health insurance card, U.S. military card)
Local Social Security Office Locations
OLD MILL CENTRE (Usually very busy, so if you can, go to Council Bluffs location)
604 N 109TH CT
OMAHA, NE 68154
20 Arena Way
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Monday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Goodwill Omaha’s YouthBuild AmeriCorps program is a national pre-apprenticeship educational, leadership, development and occupational skills-training program for disadvantaged and at-risk youth ages 16 to 24. This program provides job training and educational opportunities for youth who previously struggled with and/or dropped out of high school. Contact Norman Barnes at402-522-7231 Ext 7231 or email@example.com for assistance.
The Fresh Start Job Program provides assistance with mental and physical health, money and household management, workplace communication, and job skills. Participants transition through personal development, job preparation and placement, and even beyond the first six months of employment and independent living. Heart Ministries also offers Fresh Start Laundromat, which is a facility that includes 20 washers and 24 dryers operated by a user-friendly app. The Fresh Start Laundromat offers free and reduced laundry based on need. The Laundromat partners with nearly 30 community organizations to provide laundry services. Heart Ministry also provides food, healthcare and emergency assistance to those in need.
* Heart Ministry receives a portion of their food from the USDA through the Emergency Food Assistance Program, also known as TEFAP. No ID or additional information is required to receive TEFAP food(s) as long as you are under the monthly gross income guidelines and a Nebraska resident.
2222 Binney Street
Omaha, NE 68110
Phone: (402) 451-2321
Fax: (402) 502- 3568
Monster.com offers solid interview tips to boost your chances of landing the job.
Find resources and advice for getting hired with a criminal record.
GED and ESL classes and assistance.
LinkedIn is a free social network for professionals. Guy Kawasaki, a venture capitalist, offers some tips on using LinkedIn to find a job.
Check out job search resources and books to help with writing your resume or offer interviewing tips. If you do not have access to computer at home, area libraries also offer computer labs where you can do internet job searches, complete online applications or work on your resume.
Metropolitan Community College’s 180 Re-entry Assistance Program (180 RAP) serves the currently incarcerated and released populations. 180 RAP provides services and support to incarcerated individuals and those transitioning from correctional facilities and treatment centers so they can make a successful transition and achieve their education and employment goals.
The Re-entry Center is based out of MCC’s main campus – Fort Omaha Campus – north end of campus in building #8.
Re-entry Center hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday & Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
GAP Program provides need-based tuition assistance for approved short-term credit and non-credit training programs that are in high-need fields. Gap assistance may be right for you if you are un- or under employed or are looking to up-skill to achieve career advancement.
Adult Education: Adult Education offers noncredit instruction to students in the Omaha metro area who are seeking to increase their basic skill level, earn a GED or increase their literacy as a non-English speaker.Adult Education office: 531-MCC-4060 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Metropolitan Community College is a comprehensive, full-service public community college. Its purpose is to provide high quality educational programs and services, primarily in career preparation and general education, to people of all ages and educational backgrounds. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Josie Culpepper at 402-934-2812 or email@example.com for assistance.
National Able Network gives personalized career support that integrates career coaching, specialized training and direct connections to the job market. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact David Vaughn at 402-934-2632 / firstname.lastname@example.org or Meaghan Shea- Evan at 402-934-2241 / email@example.com for assistance.
The certificate confirms essential work skills needed for job success. It is widely used by employers, educators, workforce developers and others to provide evidence that career seekers have the necessary skills employers are looking for. Register here to take the assessment.
Nebraska VR is an employment program for people who experience a disability. Everything Nebraska VR does and all of the services we provide are for the purpose of helping people with disabilities prepare for, find and/or keep a job. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Frankie Charles at 402-934-2868 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Salaries are always negotiable. The U.S. State Department offers advice on addressing salary after receiving a formal offer.
NEworks es un recurso completo en línea que presenta vacantes de trabajo, exploración de carreras, información sobre empleadores, educación e información de investigación del mercado laboral. Los solicitantes de carrera, los estudiantes o los empleadores pueden usar el sitio siempre que necesiten datos precisos para tomar decisiones informadas sobre carreras, capacitación, salarios, búsqueda de ocupación y reclutamiento de recursos.
NEworks is a comprehensive, online resource that features job openings, career exploration, employer information, education and labor market research information. Career seekers, students or employers can use the site whenever they need accurate data to make informed decisions on careers, training, wages, occupation searches and resource recruitment.
The Omaha Housing Authority (OHA) contracts with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide low and moderate-income individuals with safe and stable housing through rent subsidies. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center.
Operation Hope equips young people and adults with the ﬁnancial tools and education to secure a better future—coaching them through their personal aspirations and life’s challenges and facilitating their journey to ﬁnancial independence. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Yolanda Butler at 925-567-4907 or email@example.com for assistance.
The Partnership for Youth Development can help you attain a satisfying career and self-sufficiency. Get personalized attention and help with educational or vocational placement, career exploration, job readiness training, leadership opportunities, tuition and supplies assistance and supportive services.
If you’re between the ages of 14 and 24, out of school, or in school within 18 months of graduation, find out if you’re eligible by clicking on our website button.
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act-Indian and Native American Program can assist eligible adult Native Americans living in Nebraska and actively seeking employment, education, or training (must be enrolled in a tribe, or eligible for Ponca Health Services). Contact Colleen Plasek
at 402-315-2765 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Project Reset mentors justice involved individuals into careers in the skilled trades and labor industry. Services include one-on-one mentorship, resume building, employment assistance and placement, incentives, and supportive services. Project Reset has partnered with local Unions, Employers, and Federally Registered Apprenticeships to provide entry into paid skilled labor jobs with benefits for Nebraska’s re-entry population. It is Project Reset’s vision to provide tools and support to redirect an individual’s path through education and skill development which will lead to employment in the skilled trades and labor industry.
-Adults (18+) who are currently justice involved at the felony level or have been in the last 18 months.
-Adults (18+) with past or current gang involvement
*Ability to assist individuals outside of these parameters will depend on available funding
Fill out intake form online: https://linktr.ee/projectreset402 click “Enroll Now”
Contact Program Coordinator:
Proteus provides agricultural workers and their families with affordable health care, education assistance and job training.
Does your dream job require you to move? Looking for a change of scenery? TheBalanceCareers.com offers some relocating tips and resources for career seekers.
Find out what the earning potential or company culture is like at any given company. With GlassDoor, you can view the average salaries for different positions in different companies, and you can also read company reviews posted by current or former employees.
Heartland Workforce Solutions offers workshops and tutorials on how to build a strong resume. For immediate help online, TheBalanceCareers.com offers a comprehensive guide to writing effective resumes and cover letters. Attend free, in-person workshops on Wednesdays at Heartland Workforce Solutions from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
RISE is a Nebraska based non-profit organization whose mission is to break generational cycles of incarceration. RISE provides a 6-month program in 5 Nebraska Department of Corrections facilities focused on character development, job readiness and entrepreneurship. Once someone has graduated from the in-prison program, they are able to receive reentry services. RISE reentry then provides reentry planning, case management, peer support, housing support, referrals for mental and physical health, substance use support, transportation assistance, family reunification, and employment assistance.
RISE also aims to create and promote self-sufficiency, entrepreneurship, and economic growth through the RISE Business Academy, which is a 12-week program focused on developing a positive business in the community for those having lived experience within the criminal justice system. Unlike reentry services, The RISE Family Program and Business Academy are open to anyone in the community who has been impacted by the criminal justice system.
3555 Farnam Street, Suite 222
Omaha, Nebraska 68131
Phone (402) 999-8063
Our self-service resource area provides the tools for a successful job search, including access to online job opportunities, resume help, assistance with NEworks registration and job search, information on community resources and much more.
The International Council for Refugees and Immigrants is an emerging and vibrant organization with a unique vision of becoming a model for the national in services delivery and advocacy. ICRI work is rooted in advocacy, comprehensive case management, collaboration with research institutions, and youth programming.
To find out more, please send an email to email@example.com or call 402.301.9096
The Job Corps is a free education and training program that’s a lot like going to college, but you’ll learn job skills that colleges don’t offer. If you don’t have a high school diploma, the Job Corps will help you earn it. Then, you can explore a variety of career possibilities and learn how to get there.
The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) gives employment and training information to armed forces members within 180 days of separation or retirement.
Offers adult basic education courses and provides college enrollment assistance to individuals who express a desire to begin or continue their post-secondary education. An important objective of the program is to counsel participants on financial aid options, including basic financial planning skills, and to assist in the college admission process. They also help you get your GED and offer tutoring.
Heartland Workforce Solutions helps you navigate applying for unemployment and finding opportunities. You can also view common unemployment questions online.
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 WIOAOmaha@NationalAble.org to see if you qualify for assistance.