skip to page content
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: What services may be available to help get me back to work?

Answer: There are three types of services that are potentially available to you at no cost:

  • All workers have access to core services like those listed below through a local One-Stop Career Center. You may have received information on these services through your Rapid Response team if you were part of a larger layoff. This is the first step in obtaining information such as:

  • If the core services do not produce results, you may be eligible for one-on-one assistance, group career workshops, and other assistance such as:
    • Assessment of your Skills and Abilities
    • Resume Writing Classes
    • Help in Planning how to get back to work
    • Stress and Financial Management Workshops
    • One-on-One Job Counseling

  • Training Services, like those listed below, may be available to help you get a good job. If you qualify for help you will have access to a broad range of training services. Your One-Stop Career Center will have a list of training programs, descriptions and costs to help guide you in the decision-making process.
    • Occupational Skills Training
    • On-the-Job Training
    • Skills Improvement
    • GED Preparation
    • English as a Second Language (ESL)
    • Math and Reading Training

Your local One-Stop Career Center can help you identify sources of financial assistance to help pay for training.

Some services for dislocated workers have eligibility requirements. Please check with your State Dislocated Worker/Rapid Response Team or One-Stop Career Center for details.



Search FAQs

  Type a keyword or phrase in the
  box below and hit "Go."



To FAQs Home To FAQs Home