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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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211 Helpline

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 ne211@uwmidlands.org.

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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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Department of Health and Human Services

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 / vickie.adams@nebraska.gov for Medicaid assistance or Zoanne Keene at 402-934-2674 / zoanne.keene@nebraska.gov for economic assistance.

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Department of Labor

The Nebraska Department of Labor provides services for many employment related activities. Services are available at our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center. Contact Lex Ann Roach at 402-934-2392 or lexann.roach@nebraska.gov for assistance.

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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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Eastern Nebraska Community Action Partnership (ENCAP)

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.

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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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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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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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NEworks Online

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.

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Omaha Housing Authority

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.

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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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Self-Service Resource Center

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.

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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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Unemployment Insurance

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

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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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