2017 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Grantees 

The following agencies are recipients of federal funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).  They are the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) delegate agencies.  Delegate agencies provide services to job seekers and businesses throughout the Chicagoland region. Services are available to all residents of Cook County and are free.  

Some delegate agencies provide specialized services such as our American Job Centers.  American Job Centers provide a full range of assistance to job seekers under one roof.  The  centers offer training referrals, career counseling, job listings, and similar employment-related services. Customers can visit a center in person or connect to the center's information online or through kiosk remote access.

Sector Centers provide specialized services in specific areas of professional development.  This year The Partnership is funding a Retail, Hospitality, IT and Healthcare sector centers.  

The business intermediary provides special services to businessess in coordination with The Partnership's Business Relations and Economic Development team.  

To see a complete list of location, phone number and address information for the delegate agencies click here.

Delegate Agencies

Aero Special Education
African American Christian Foundation
Alternative Schools Network
America Works of illinois
Asian Human Services
Aunt Martha's
Bethel Community Facility
Boys & Girls Club of Chicago
CABET Group, Inc.
Calumet Area Industrial Commission
Central States SER
Chicago Federation of Labor WAC
Chinese American Service
Dynamic Educational Systems, Inc:  Southside location
Elgin Community College
Howard Area Community Center
Greater West Town -West Town Academy 
Instituto del Progresso Latino 
Jewish Voc. Service
Lagrange Area Department of Special Education (LADSE)
Maine Township
Marriott Foundation
Metropolitan Family Services (Calumet Service Center)
Moraine Valley Community College
New Moms
National Able Network Inc. (Evanston Library)
Phalanx Family Services
Polish American Association
Pyramid Partnership, Inc.
Safer Foundation
South Suburban College
The Catholic Bishop of Chicago St. Sabina Employment Resource Center
Township H.S. Dist. 214
Triton College
Youth Connection Charter
Youth Guidance
Youth Job Center of Evanston












American Job Centers

North Suburban Cook County American Job Center
Operated by Business Career Services

South Suburban Cook County American Job Center at Prairie State College
Operated by NationalAble

Southwest Suburban Cook County American Job Center
Operated by SERCO

Westside American Job Center
Operated by KRA

West Suburban Cook County American Job Center
Operated by EE&S

Mid-South American Job Center
Operated by EE&S

Northside American Job Center at Truman College
Operated by ResCare

South Suburban Cook County American Job Center
Operated by EE&S

Near West American Job Center Operated by NationalAble

Southwest American Job Center at Daley College
Operated by EE&S

Sector Centers - Proud Partners of the
American Job Center Network

Chicagoland Retail Sector Center
Operated by Pyramid Partnership, Inc.

Chicagoland Healthcare Sector Center
Operated by ResCare Healthcare

Chicagoland IT Sector Center
Operated by NationalAble

Career Pathway Programs

Jane Addams Resource Center (Manufacturing)
Jane Addams Resource Center (Manufacturing) Bridge
Greater West Town Development (Transportation Distribution and Logistics)
Instituto del Progresso Latino  (Manufacturing) Bridge
Hill Foods
Manufacturing Sector: Symbol Inc.

Business Intermediary

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future