Catholic Charities of Lawrence offers help with resume building, interview preparation, career exploration, and coaching for employment retention, as well as limited direct support funding for things like purchasing work uniforms or bus passes to help you on your career journey. The Lawrence Catholic Charities office is located at 1525 West 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66044; the phone number is 785.856.2694.
Catholic Charities' St. Rita Program offers support for those looking to go back to school for certification in the areas of IT, skilled trades, healthcare or life sciences by providing person-centered case management, financial coaching, goal setting, career development resources, and direct financial assistance. This program is appropriate for those who have a level of stabilization (i.e., stable housing) and are hoping to increase current income to sustainable wages. The Lawrence Catholic Charities office is located at 1525 West 6th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044; the phone number is 785.856.2694.
MAP (Manufacturing, Assembly and Production) is a workforce program offered through Cottonwood Inc that offers employment services for individuals with any kind of medical or mental health disabilities. Case Management & Job Skills Training are included with employment service. Accommodations that are needed to maintain employment will be provided. Call 785-842-0550 to speak with Alyson Wingert, Program Manager for the MAP Program.
The DCF offers a number of services to support employment, including assistance with job training, work clothing, and work-related transportation. The Lawrence DCF office is located at 1901 Delaware Street; the phone number is (785) 832-3700/TDD: 1-800-766-3777.
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The Lawrence Workforce Center connects career seekers with employers. Whether you’re looking for your first job or looking to change careers, the Lawrence Workforce Center can help you on your career journey.
Mirror Inc Work for Success
The Mirror, Inc Work for Success Program in Lawrence features the Personal and Professional Development (PPD) Curriculum which is designed to inspire participants to realize their dreams and achieve self-sufficiency. Work for Success can provide employment skills training which includes help with completing job applications, learning interviewing skills, resume building and more. Likewise, this program can help in the area of employment assistance which includes career exploration, job referrals, and case management. Visit https://www.mirrorinc.org/work-for-success for more information, or call (785)-261-3175.
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