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Location for Services in Oregon
Oregon’s public workforce system, WorkSource Oregon (WSO) integrates services provided by the Oregon Employment Department (OED) and the Local Workforce Investment Areas (LWIA) administered by the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD). Oregonians looking for work should connect with their nearest WorkSource Oregon Center to find staff and services dedicated to helping Oregonians get back to work. WorkSource Oregon staff can help connect job seekers with programs relating to adult, dislocated worker, youth, Adult Basic Education, employment service, migrant and seasonal farm worker, Trade Act Readjustment, and Veterans programs.
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worksource oregon centers
Locate WorkSource Oregon Centers at http://www.worksourceoregon.org/home/worksourcecenters

local workforce investment area (lwia offices)
Oregon has seven Local Workforce Investment Areas, each with its own board of directors that oversees WIA services provided in their local areas. These LWIB’s coordinate program delivery and services to job seekers and business customers through the network of WorkSource Oregon centers. LWIB home pages are listed below:

Community Services Consortium
Address: 250 SW Broadalbin St. SW, Suite 2A Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 928-6335
Counties Served: Lincoln, Benton and Linn County
Home Page: www.csc.gen.or.us

Incite Inc.
Address: 626 High St. NE Suite 305, Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 581-1002
Fax: (503) 581-4999
Counties Served: Marion, Polk and Yamhill County
Home page: www.inciteworks.org

Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas County, Inc.
Address: 365 Warner Milne Road, Suite 202 Oregon City, Oregon 97045
Phone: (503) 657-6644
Fax: (503) 657-6770
County Served: Clackamas County
Home Page: www.wicco.org

Rogue Valley Workforce Investment Council
Address: 673 Market Street Medford, OR 97504
Phone: (541) 776-5100
Counties Served: Josephine and Jackson County
Home Page: www.jobcouncil.org

Lane Workforce Partnership
Address: 1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 150 Eugene, OR 97410
Phone: (541) 682-3800
County Served: Lane County
Home Page: www.laneworkforce.org

Worksystems, Inc.
Address: 1618 SW First Ave, Suite 450 Portland OR 97201
Phone: (503) 478-7300
Counties Served: Multnomah and Washington
Home Page: www.worksystems.org

The Oregon Consortium & Oregon Workforce Alliance
Address: 260 SW Ferry Street, Suite 202 Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 928-0241
Counties Served: Clatsop, Columbia, Crook, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Jefferson, Wheeler, Grant, Baker, Deschutes, Klamath, Lake, Harney, Tillamook, and Malheur County Home Page: www.tocowa.org

community colleges and workforce development workforce initiatives

National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)

The NCRC is a valuable, portable certificate that verifies three foundational skills: Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information and Locating Information. Stand out to businesses that prefer the NCRC in their hiring practices. Gain a competitive edge when applying for a job or working toward a promotion at a business that prefers the NCRC. Available at no cost to you.

Website: www.oregonworkready.com

Career Pathways

Career Pathways connect the courses, skills, and credentials you need to prepare for a high- demand job. Jumpstart your career or continue to advance your skills in your chosen career. Wherever you are, community colleges offer a place to take the next step. Explore career options and take the next step on your career pathways at one of Oregon's 17 community colleges.

Website: www.mypathcareers.org/resources/career-pathways

GED Information

For job seekers needing to obtain an Official GED Transcript or wanting GED Test Information. In January of 2014, the next generation GED Test will be introduced. This new GED Test will be aligned with the Common Core State Standards and result in two levels of performance: 1) a high school equivalency certificate and, 2) college and career readiness endorsements in each GED subtests (Literacy, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies) for those who achieve higher scores.

Website: http://ccwd.oregon.gov/GED