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Career Place


One-on-one job coaching, video speaker series, workshops and networking events, online resources

Illinois Department of Human Services

1 800 843-6154 (voice) or 1 800 447-6404 (TTY)

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides temporary financial assistance for pregnant women and families with one or more dependent children. TANF provides financial assistance to help pay for food, shelter, utilities, and other expenses.

Illinois WorkNet Center

TTY (800) 785-6055 or 711

Career training, skill development, training programs, job search, videos

WorkNet Center Arlington Heights

(847) 981-7400

Offers employment and job-finding help at little or no cost.

Career Transitions Center of Chicago


Job coaches, workshops, career lending library, office workspace (computers, printers, phones etc.), weekly peer groups, video mock interviews, career planning counseling

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