Career Connections is a free federally funded work readiness program where our mission is to prepare this target audience for the workforce. Not only do we help prepare them for the workforce, provide job placement assistance, educational assistance, and Supportive Services (i.e. bus passes, gas cards, child care, books, lab fees, etc), participants may also be eligible to receive up to $8,000 in tuition assistance that 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.