Community Resources 

Career Counseling/Job Search Assistance

  • KentuckianaWorks - (Office Locations)
    • Services include high-demand job training, one-on-one career counseling, career development workshops, career search resources, access to computers, phones and faxes for job searches.
  • Kentuckianaworks Manufacturing Career Center
    • The Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center is a one-stop resource in the Metro Louisville region for manufacturers and for jobseekers interested in working in manufacturing.
  • Crew Career Center - (office locations)
    • Offers individual career counseling, assessment, internships, informational interviewing, resume writing and cover letters and more. (See all services)
  • Louisville Urban League - (office locations)
    • Assists clients, primarily African Americans and individuals of low to moderate income prepare for and find employment.
    • Services include counseling & placement services, training & development, pre-screening & referral services and outreach programs. (See all services)
  • Goodwill Industries of Kentucky
    • Goodwill provides jobs, job training, and employment counseling for people who face barriers to finding and keeping a job, including people with disabilities, recipients of public assistance, and people with limited education or work history.
      909 E. Broadway, Louisville - (502) 585-5221

Employment Services

Education/Training

  • KCAC - Kentuckiana College Access Center (office locations)
    • Offers one-on-one college counseling and other services to help you plan and pay for college.
  • Job Corps - Nia Center 2900 W Broadway, Room 210, Louisville - (502)574-1886
    • Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible youth at least 16 years of age. for more information, call (800) 733-JOBS where an operator will refer you to the admissions counselor closest to where you live, and mail you an information packet.

Help for Specific Demographic Groups

  • Veterans - OET Office of Employment and Training
    • OET offices have Local Veterans Employment Representatives and Disabled Veteran Outreach Specialists to assist veterans with their employment and training needs.
  • American Indians - Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center
    Kentucky Indian Manpower Program
    Nia Center - Suite #100
    2900 Broadway, Louisville - (502)774-9976
    Services Offered:
    • Education & Employment Counseling
    • Job Search Assistance Grant
    • Financial Assistance for Training
    • Job Counseling & Placement Service
    • Referral for other appropriate services
  • People with Disabilities
    • Center for Accessible Living
      305 W. Broadway, Suite 200, Louisville - (502) 589-6620
      • CAL offers training on disability issues and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADA compliance, building and product accessibility, reasonable accommodation certification, American Sign Language interpreters, recruitment, career development, a Job Hunt Club and much more. (See all services)
      • Diversity Shop - Books and videos are available for those interested in learning more about disability and employment issues for employers, educators, service providers and job seekers with a disability.
    • Goodwill Industries of Kentucky- Goodwill provides jobs, job training, and employment counseling for people who face barriers to finding and keeping a job, including people with disabilities, recipients of public assistance, and people with limited education or work history.
      909 E. Broadway, Louisville - (502) 585-5221
    • Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
      • Programs and services offered include counseling & guidance, vocational & other training services, interpreter & notetakeing services, rehabilitation technology, job placement and supported employment. (See all programs and services)
      • Office - 600 W. Cedar, Suite 2 East, Louisville - (502) 595-4173 & (800) 456-3334
      • Office - Louisville Career Resources, Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway, #100, Louisville - (502) 574-4100
  • Blind
  • Spanish & Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian Speakers - Kentuckiana Works
    • Contact Mirela Skikic, Career Specialist Mirela.skikic@Kentuckianaworks.org
    • Office: Neighborhood Place South Central
      4255 Hazelwood Avenue, Louisville - (502)485-7807
    • Office: Neighborhood Place South Jefferson
      1000 Neighborhood Place, Fairdale KY 40118
      (502)363-1481