The program has launched!

Go here for free COVID-19 Recovery Job Training and Placement program services, or you can call 1-800-720-2515.

In collaboration with the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, the Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Job Training and Placement Program helps jobseekers and workers impacted by the pandemic get back to work and find new career opportunities.  Cook County is investing $4 million to increase the suburban Cook County American Job Center’s resources so they can help address the surge in people who need workforce assistance.  Services include:

  • Providing job training vouchers to jobseekers and dislocated workers
  • Facilitating increased remote training
  • Resume creation
  • Career pathway exploration
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Technology to Enable Remote Learning
  • Training and layoff services for manufacturing companies

How will this program work?

If you are a jobseeker in suburban Cook County you are eligible for this program. Jobseekers should contact one of the suburban Cook County American Job Centers and schedule an in-person or virtual appointment to connect with a career coach. All services are FREE. 

The Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Job Training and Placement agencies are listed below:

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit here for services or call 1-800-720-2515.

Additional Resources:


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