Workforce Services

WORKFORCE SERVICES

HOURS
Monday - Friday,  8am - 5pm
We are available by phone, email, virtually, and in person.
Other hours available upon request.

CONTACT US
Phone: 
541-686-7985

Email: 
lchswm@lanecountyor.gov

Workforce Services provides Employment & Training Programs for both job seekers and businesses throughout Lane County. 

Services are customized to and developed in partnership with each job seeker empowering them to successfully choose, get, and keep a career path that meets their needs and the future needs of employers. 

Workforce Services also collaborates with community partners to deliver high quality services effective and efficiently. 

Please review the information below to see if any of these programs may be right for you.

Job Search & Career Services

Job Search and Career Services include:
  • Help with resumes and cover letters
  • Online applications
  • Interview preparation
  • Career exploration
  • Training scholarships
  • Community resources

Phone and virtual appointments are available Monday - Friday, 8am - 5apm. 

In person hours are possible by appointment at:
Eugene Public Library - 100 W 10th Ave, Eugene
Self-Sufficiency Office - 101 30th Street Springfield


Contact us at 541-686-7985 to start working with a Career Advisor today!

Training Programs

We have a variety of training opportunities.  Please call 541-686-7985 to learn more.
  • Workforce Investment & Opportunity Act Scholarship
  • Short-term Vocational Training
    • STEP Program
    • JOBS Program

JOBS Program - for TANF Families

Ask your Family Coach for a referral!
  • iConnect online employment workshops
  • Weekly JOBS Blog
  • Vocational Training
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Work Experience
  • JOBS Plus

STEP - SNAP Training & Employment Program

STEP is an Employment and Training program for individuals receiving SNAP benefits.

  • Job Search Assistance
  • Housing counseling and stabilization
  • Certificate Training Programs
  • Youth ages 16 - 24
  • Job Search Supports – gas, bus pass, interview clothes, uniforms, etc.
  • Our STEP Partners:
    • Lane Community College
    • Food for Lane County
    • Goodwill Industries
    • Oregon Employment Department
Contact Deanna Strachan-Wilson to learn more:
Cell / Text:  541-517-0245
Email: deanna.strachan-wilson@lanecountyor.gov
     

Business Services

JOBS Plus
Created by Oregon, the JOBS Plus Program offers Lane County businesses an opportunity to receiving a wage reimbursements up to $13,000 for training new workers.  Minimal paperwork, easy monthly wage reimbursement, great employees!

Rapid Response
Is your business preparing to lay off workers, close or consolidate?  The Lane County Rapid Response Team can help assist workers with navigating Unemployment Insurance, The Healthcare Marketplace and retraining programs.

For more information about JOBS Plus and Rapid Response, please contact Hillary Moran, 458-239-4126 or Hillary.moran@lanecountyor.gov

On-The-Job Training
The purpose of an On-The-Job Training program, is to assist businesses in training and retraining skilled, productive workers.  On-The-Job training may be used to help offset the costs of training new employees who meet Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) eligibility guidelines.

For more information, please contact a Specialist from our On-The-Job Training Team.

Liz Hudson, 541-686-7521, liz.hudson@lanecountyor.gov

Jennifer Carrion, 541-686-7520, jennifer.carrion@lanecountyor.gov



COVID & McKenzie / Holiday Fire Related Job Loss

Was your job or business impacted by COVID or the recent fires? The Lane County Dislocated Worker Program can help connect you/your employees to Unemployment Insurance, Disaster Unemployment Insurance, Healthcare benefits, retraining funds and other resources. 

Job Seekers - Contact a Career Advisor today to learn what employment and training services are available to you. Call 541-686-7985 to enroll today.  Please leave your first and last name, phone number, and mention "Dislocated Worker Program".

Businesses - Please contact Hillary Moran, Lane County Dislocated Worker Liaison, Hillary.moran@lanecountyor.gov. Please include your business name, number of impacted employees and the best way to contact you directly.

COVID-19 Information -

Find updates and information in English and Español

www.lanecounty.org/coronavirus