1430 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66612-1853 (m)
Phone: (785) 235-5627
Fax: (785) 233-5899
Gina Coffman, Regional Operations Manager, Northeast Kansas
Mission Statement: The Topeka Workforce Center is a single point of entry to a network of employment, training and educational programs and providers in our community. The Topeka Workforce Center helps workers and job seekers access the tools needed to manage their careers through high quality information and services. Another key role of the Topeka Workforce Center is to help employers find and retain skilled workers.
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday
- Resource Center Services for Job Seekers: Internet Job Search; One-On-One Staff Assistance; Career Exploration; Labor Market Information; Employment Counseling Resume & Cover Letter Writing; Interview Preparation/Mock Interviews; Skill Assessment; Job Search Workshops; Resource Center Books, Videos and Reference Materials; Copier, Resume Paper and Fax Machine; State Civil Service Applications; Training-Retraining Opportunities; Typing, 10-Key and Data Entry Testing; Career Interest Testing; Financial Assistance for Individuals Training at Vocational Schools and Community Colleges.
- Employer Center Services for Employers: Labor Market Information; recruiting, assessing and applicant management; screening services; incumbent worker training, On-the-Job Training; Customized Training; Tax Credits; Interviewing Accommodation for Employers; Job Fairs; Conference Rooms; and Services for Pending Layoffs.
Eligibility: Many services are at no cost to the job seeker or employer. Some programs have special eligibility requirements such as recently laid off, being a military veteran or income.
How to Apply: Call or walk-in for information
Funding: Kansas Department of Commerce, and United States Department of Labor