Dislocated Workers

Were you recently laid off through no fault of your own or have received a layoff notice and are unlikely to return to your previous occupation or industry? If so, you may be eligible for dislocated worker services.

Available services, which include job search assistance and training services, are designed to help you upgrade your current skills to get a better job or provide support as you look for other employment.


Individualized Career Services that are customized to each person’s needs may include:

  • Comprehensive Assessments
  • Development and Individual Employment Plans
  • Group and Individual Counseling
  • Career Planning and Case Management
  • Short-Term Pre-Vocational Services
  • Internships and Work Experience
  • Workforce Preparation Activities
  • Financial Literacy Services
  • Out-of-Area Job Search / Relocation Assistance
  • English Language Acquisition
  • Integrated Education and Training
  • Follow-Up Services

If you are interested in receiving dislocated worker services, please complete the questionnaire below.

Complete the following questionnaire to request free workforce development services from Western Illinois Works.

Note: You must be 18 years of age or older to receive adult and dislocated worker services.
Please provide as much detail as possible, but do not include your social security number or other confidential information.

Ready to get started? Call or visit the Workforce Office location nearest you.

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