Career Connections is a free, federally funded work readiness program with the mission to prepare their target audience for the workforce. Not only do they help with workforce preparation, provide job placement assistance, educational assistance, and Supportive Services (i.e. bus passes, gas cards, child care, books, lab fees, etc), but participants may also be eligible to receive up to $8,000 in tuition assistance. This can be applied toward college classes, certificate, and degree programs offered by hundreds of approved training providers in Cook County.

As an Illinois workNet Center provider and part of the south and west suburban Cook County workforce development system, Career Connections offers a variety of services for both employers and job seekers. The center is funded through a grant from the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and offers services to employers and both adult and youth job seekers.


Adult Job Seekers

Through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program, we provide workforce development services to unemployed low-income adults and dislocated workers. For ages 25 +


Young Adult Job Seekers

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program provide out-of-school services designed to help prepare young adults to secure employment.  For ages 18-24


For Employers: Partner With Us

Whether you’re a large business looking to fill higher-level positions or a small business seeking to recruit new employees, Moraine Valley’s Career Connections services can assist your company.