DeKalb Workforce Development Office

DeKalb Workforce Development Office

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The DeKalb Workforce Development Office (DWDO), through Kishwaukee College, has financial assistance for the Fall 2020 semester available through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Grant. The WIOA grant can fund up to $10,000.00 towards the completion of WIOA approved programs at Kishwaukee College. The DWDO works closely with WIOA core partners, such as Adult Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Illinois Department of Employment Security, Perkins Postsecondary Education and the Kishwaukee College Career Services.

Please note, there are currently no Unemployment Offices in DeKalb County, if you are in need of applying for unemployment please visit, call 1-800-224-5631 or call your local unemployment office, such as the North Aurora or Rockford Office.

All services at the DWDO are open to the public. Services are currently being provided remotely.

Contact Us

DeKalb Workforce Development Office650B North Peace RoadDeKalb, IL 60115P815-901-0177
Nicole Speizio-DePazCoordinator, Job Seeker ServicesP815-901-0177
Linda KocjanEmployer Services SpecialistP815-901-0177
Aaron BriggsCareer Resource
Ogle County Workforce DevelopmentSharel Wolber - Program ContactBEST Inc.810 S. 10th StreetOregon, IL

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