Dislocated Worker Program

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If you’ve lost employment or are out of work, Ramsey County can help you find what’s next. The Dislocated Worker program is available to individuals who have lost their job through no fault of their own, including impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An employment counselor will help with job search services, career counseling and training opportunities so you can step back into the workforce with confidence.

Eligibility

The Dislocated Worker program is for adults who are receiving or eligible for unemployment benefits. Fill out the short interest form and an employment counselor will contact you within five business days.

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Services available

  • Certified employment coach.
  • Career counseling.
  • Community Career Labs.
  • Interview skills.
  • Training and workshops.

Program benefits

  • Funding for job training (based on eligibility).
  • Personalized guidance and support.
  • Job search and interview skills.
  • Job leads and referrals.
  • Computers and other resources.
  • On-site hiring events.

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