The mission of the Dane County Job Center is to act as a partner in meeting the workforce needs of area employers and to help individuals achieve their career goals and enhance their employment opportunities.
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Partner Agencies located in the Job Center
Dane County Hours:
Wisconsin Job Service Hours:
Dane County Job Center
Dane County Department of Human Service - 1-888-794-5556
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - 608-242-4800
Job Service - 608-242-4900
Dane County, Department of Human Services, Division of Economic Assistance and Work Services, assists families and individuals in need of financial assistance and refers them to employment services. Call them direct at 1-888-794-5556.
Employment and Training Association (EATA) provides work experience and dislocated worker services. They provide employability training and place people in community service jobs. In addition, Youth Opportunities (YO) is here to serve teens and young adults in Dane County by providing one-on-one assistance with: education, career guidance, life skills, and job placement.
Job Corps is administered by the US Department of Labor and is the nation's largest career technical training and education program for students ages 16 through 24. Job Corps is a US Department of Labor Equal Opportunity Employer Program. Call direct at 414-649-9044.
Madison Area Technical College (MATC) provides a wide range of customized instruction for area employers. Instruction can be done on site or at one of our campuses. MATC provides a complete service from initial assessment through customized training to evaluation.
The Tenant Resource Center is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting relations between rental housing, consumers, and providers throughout Wisconsin by providing information and referrals, education about rental rights and responsibilities, and access to conflict resolution.
Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation is a part of the State of Wisconsin, Department of Workforce Development. The agency assists persons with disabilities to obtain, maintain and advance in employment.
Wisconsin Job Service provides a 'one-stop' service for employers to meet their workforce needs and job seekers to get the career planning, job placement and training services they need to get jobs. Job Service also maintains the Dane County Job Center resource room, which includes touch-screen computers for Jobcenterofwisconsin, Internet computer access, State government job listings and Resume writing computers.
Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW) is both grant recipient and administrative entity for federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds allocated to the counties of Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Jefferson, Marquette and Sauk. The WDB plans, sets policy and contracts with area organizations to operate workforce related programs to assist job seekers and area businesses. County-based Job Centers are the primary providers of services funded by the WDB.
The Board is dedicated to funding effective workforce services targeted to traditional job seekers, workers affected by lay off and plant closings as well as youth 14 through 21 who are transitioning from school to advanced training and/or employment.
The mission of the Board is to build public/private partnerships that support innovations and excellence in workforce (business) development.
The Board receives/seeks funding to support its mission from a variety of sources both public and private.
Membership of the Workforce Development Board is made up of 37 individuals (a majority from the private sector) who equitably represent the geographic region as well as a diversity of workforce and business perspectives.
For additional information about the Workforce Development Board and its activities, please review the Board’s web site at www.wdbscw.org or call 608/249-9001.