Workforce Development

Workforce Development Division

The Workforce Development Division of the CCRPC provides the local workforce with training, career development, and job search assistance. There are five county offices where individuals seeking employment and training services can get job search assistance and learn about community resources.

The Workforce Division maintains its own website separate from the CCRPC.ORG site. For more detailed and up-to-date information, please visit the East Central Illinois Workforce (ECIWORK.NET) main website.

Workforce News Article:  New Online Resources Helping Connect East Central Illinois Businesses and Job Seekers

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Five County Office Sites in East Central Illinois

Site Address Phone # Hours
Iroquois County workNet 1001 E. Grant Street, Watseka, IL  815.432.5246 Walk-in hours: Wed-Thurs
9 AM-12 PM
Ford County workNet 258 W. State Street, Paxton, IL 217.850.0801 Walk-in hours: Mon-Tues
9 AM-12 PM
Champaign County workNet 1307 N. Mattis Avenue, Champaign, IL 217.531.8282 Walk-in hours: Mon-Thurs
9 AM-4 PM, closed noon-1 PM
Piatt County workNet 1115 N. State Street, Monticello, IL 217.850.0803 Walk-in hours: Mon & Wed
9 AM-12 PM
Douglas County workNet 401 S. Main Street, Tuscola, IL 217.253.7555 Walk-in hours: Tues & Thurs
9 AM-12 PM


Related Documents

Apprenticeship navigator report  
Apprenticeship Navigator Report (March 20, 2023)
East Central Illinois workNet Annual Report 2022

East Central Illinois workNet Brochure
From Layoff to Liftoff  

From Layoff to Liftoff


Workforce Development Staffer Accepted into Prestigious Leadership Program

When he came to the RPC, Robert Joe hoped to feel like he was helping the community. Now the Workforce Development Career Coach is taking another step towards that goal with his acceptance into Emerging Community Leaders (ECL), a personal development program through the United Way of Champaign County that is designed for young professionals to learn how they can impact our community through nonprofit volunteerism. Over the past 17 years, nearly 700 people have graduated from ECL, representing people from all backgrounds and workplaces who are passionate about improving Champaign County.

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