Employment and Training is now open, by appointment only.
You may schedule your appointment online or call 618-296-4301
MADISON COUNTY CARES ACT
Please see this link for a grant opportunity for small businesses and social service organizations that have been affected by the COVID 19 Pandemic.
Applications can be previewed now through 8/16. Applications can be submitted 8/17-8/24. Anything submitted before 8/17 will have to be resubmitted. This is going to be first come first serve based upon time submitted, date submitted and application completeness. Our hope is to be able to award the grants at the end of October.
PLEASE NOTE: If your business/organization is in the City of Alton or the City of Granite City, you must work through the city on this application process. This information is also on the website.
The State of Illinois has partnered with Coursera to offer out-of-work Illinoisans the opportunity to take online courses and gain professional certificates for FREE, with a special emphasis on Information Technology skills & certificates. Enroll through 9/30/20 and complete courses and certificates by 12/31/20.
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Did you know that workNet for Southwestern Illinois provides training grants to those who meet eligibility requirements?
The Madison County Employment and Training Department’s primary responsibilities are to administer employment and training programs under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other state and federal funding sources. A focus of Madison County Employment and Training is to create partnerships between business and government that will establish services that prepare customers for employment.
The Madison County Employment and Training Department has offices in both Madison and Bond Counties. There are offices located in the Southwestern Illinois workNet Centers in Wood River and Greenville. The administrative office is housed in the Madison County Wood River Facility.