Workforce Solutions can provide the following benefits for all individuals looking for a job:
- Job Listings
- Job Referrals
- Resume Assistance
- Veterans Services
- Community Resource Information
- Resource Center and Library
- Child Care Information
- Copier, Fax, Telephone and Computers
- Internet Access
- Labor Market Information
- Career Exploration
- GED Assistance
- Job Search Seminars
- Career Planning
- Occupational Training Information
- Access to Vocational Rehabilitation and other partners
- Assistance is available to veterans, individuals with disabilities and people who have been dislocated from a job. Please see the resource section for more information.
While Workforce Solutions does not provide unemployment insurance, we can provide information to help you get online so that you may complete your application at one of our local offices. If you need additional unemployment information, please call 1-800-939-6631.
Unemployment insurance orientation sessions are offered to all unemployment insurance claimants. The orientation presents information about the services available at the Workforce Solutions offices, resources for job searches, and directions and tips for completing a good resume in WorkinTexas.com. Group sessions are provided at the larger Workforce Solutions offices. Individuals in the rural communities can access the information via telephone with the local Workforce Solutions office or through the UI Orientation Online link below. Contact the local Workforce Solutions office closest to you for more details.
Workforce Solutions offers young people a wealth of opportunities. Under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), youth may receive a variety of services. If you are a young person, age 14 to 21, with low income and meet at least one of the following criteria, you may be eligible:
- Deficient in basic literary skills
- Homeless or runaway
- School dropout
- Pregnant or parenting
Special services for youth include mentoring, tutoring, schooling or vocational training, including customized training from an approved training provider, and referrals to other helpful community resources. Please call us in Midland at 1.800.523.3003 or in Odessa at 1.800.248.6451 for more information about our Youth Services.