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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.

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Adult Career Services

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.

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America Works

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 tconley@americaworks.com for assistance.

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Career Fairs

View fairs and events hosted by Heartland Workforce Solutions, our partner organizations and others across the Omaha Metro community.

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Career Readiness to Eliminate Disparities (CRED)

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.

Click here to apply for the CRED grant

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Certificates and Training

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.

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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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Equus Workforce Solutions

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 Susan Vaala at 402-763-6727 or svaala@equus.com for assistance.

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Goodwill YouthBuild

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 nbarnes@goodwillomaha.org for assistance.

Click here to view the Goodwill Training Center Course Catalog

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Local Libraries

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.

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Metropolitan Community College

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 jculpepper@mccneb.edu for assistance.

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National Able Network

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 Alejandra Sinecio at 402-934-2231 / asinecio@nationalable.org or Vickie Gregorio at 402-934-2241 / vgregorio@nationalable.org for assistance.

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National Career Readiness Certificate

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.

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Nebraska VR

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 frankie.charles@nebraska.gov for assistance.

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Partnership for Youth Development

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. Call 531-600-5860 or email youth.desi@hws-ne.org.

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Ponca Tribe WIOA

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 cplasek@poncatribe-ne.org for assistance.

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Proteus

Proteus provides agricultural workers and their families with affordable health care, education assistance and job training.

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RISE

RISE, a Nebraska reentry program, prepares people in prison for a successful reentry through character development, job readiness and entrepreneurship. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Erica Pieper at 402-934-2786 or epieper@seeusrise.org for assistance.

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The Job Corps

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.

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Transition Assistance Program

The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) gives employment and training information to armed forces members within 180 days of separation or retirement.

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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 WIOAOmaha@NationalAble.org to see if you qualify for assistance.

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