DeKalb Workforce Development Office

DeKalb Workforce Development Office

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The DeKalb Workforce Development Office (DWDO), through Kishwaukee College, has financial assistance available through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Grant. The WIOA grant can fund up to $10,000 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 and are currently offered remotely.  Starting February 1, 2021, the DWDO will be re-opening the public computers in the Career Resource Center by appointment only, Monday-Thursday 9 am-4 pm.  Limited capacity and social distancing protocol are to be followed and masks are required to be worn at all times.  Please contact 815-901-0177, ext. 240 to find out more information and to plan your appointment today!

Contact Us

DeKalb Workforce Development Office650 North Peace Road, Suite BDeKalb, IL 60115P815-901-0177
Nicole Speizio-DePazCoordinator, Job Seeker ServicesP815-901-0177 ext.
Brett WilliamsDWDO & Grants ManagerP815-901-0177 ext.
Ogle County Workforce DevelopmentSharel Wolber - Program ContactBEST Inc.810 S. 10th StreetOregon, IL

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