Assistance for Veterans
Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) and Local Veterans' Employment Representatives (LVER) staff, develop increased hiring opportunities within the local work force by raising the awareness of employers of the availability and the benefit of hiring veterans.
PLAN YOUR CAREER PATH
Through a comprehensive employability assessment, our professional consultants can help you identify your skills, interests, and aptitudes in order to pursue a job or career that is in-demand.
Unemployment Insurance provides partial wage replacement to workers who have become unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Arkansas’s eligibility requirements.
Arkansas Vocational Rehabilitation Services (ARS) helps individuals with a wide range of disabilities. Services are individualized to meet the specific needs of each participant.
If you are a returning citizen transitioning into the workforce, please contact your local Workforce Center and speak with a Career Consultant that can help position you to find a better job.
Arkansas Department of Career Education
General adult education is instruction for adults functioning between ninth- and 12th-grade levels. The purpose of these classes is to assist individuals in improving their educational skills, preparing for the General Educational Development (GED®) Tests, or preparing for postsecondary standardized entrance exams.
Arkansas Division of Workforce Services
The Department of Workforce Services maintains records on Unemployment Insurance, Employment Service, Workforce Investment activities, and Labor Market Information.
Arkansas Human Development Corporation
“Human Development” is the centerpiece of everything we do at AHDC. Collaboration is one of their primary strategies, and they have been blessed with dependable partners who help them leverage resources to better serve people.
Arkansas Job Corp
Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (ARS) provides a variety of training and career preparation programs. Services include career and technical education and training, transition from school to work or postsecondary education, on-the-job training, and ancillary support services that clients may need for successful employment.
CareLink exists to provide information and resources to meet the needs of home-bound and active older people and their family caregivers.
They help home-bound older people who are struggling to find the services they need to stay in their own home,
Central Arkansas Development COuncil
Central Arkansas Development Council is a private nonprofit community action agency. They provide a hand-up, promoting self-help in our neighborhoods and for our families. More than 22,000 people have joined with CADC in achieving a shared vision of success.
Communication and Outreach of Child Support Enforcement
The Arkansas Office of Child Support Enforcement has partnered with the Arkansas Workforce Centers, and others who provide services to help the noncustodial parent with skills assessment tools and job search assistance.
Community Service, Inc
They provide quality care through their professionals specializing in psychiatry, social work, behavioral health, and more. Their programs are provided to anyone from birth to 18 years of age without regard to their ability to pay. They would be honored to help you or a member of your family.
Division of Services for the Blind
The Arkansas Division of Services for the Blind is dedicated to the independence of Arkansans who are blind or visually impaired and is committed to the principle that these individuals have the right to make informed choices.
Educational Opportunity Center
The TRIO Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is a federally funded program that assists adults of ages 19 and above and U.S. veterans to enroll in and complete a post-secondary education program. All services are provided free of charge to participants who meet the eligibility requirements.
Are you over 55, unemployed, low income and looking for a job? If so Experience Works might be able to assist you. Through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), eligible individuals participate in paid community service assignments at local public and nonprofit organizations.
Faulkner County Juvenile Court
The mission of their interventions is to provide court-involved youth increased caring intervention to prevent future court involvement and to encourage positive appropriate behaviors that will further help those young people contribute to society on into adulthood.
Shorter College Alumni
Shorter College's open enrollment policy makes obtaining an associate's level degree possible for any person having earned a high school diploma or GED completion from an accredited agency.
WAGE™ is a job readiness training program conducted through the Adult Education Division of the Arkansas Department of Career Education. WAGE™ includes 112 basic skills competencies based on the Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) which have been determined as essential by the nation’s and Arkansas’ employers.
Women's Shelter of Central Arkansas
The Women's Shelter of Central Arkansas provides assistance to those battered and abused individuals. They help relocated those individuals to a safe place. They also run a Crisis hotline for people to call with counselors to speak with anyone in need.