Cook County Social Services for Employment

Find Cook County Illinois social services and programs related to employment. Social services for employment are provided by Departments of Labor, Unemployment Offices, and Workers Compensation Offices.


A Department of Labor is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that promotes a strong workforce by enforcing fair labor practices, promoting safe and fair working conditions, and developing employment opportunities. Departments of Labor offer a range of social services, including assistance to unemployed workers, job training programs, and assistance to workers with disabilities. They also support workers by providing assistance in finding employment and training opportunities.

Arlington Heights Illinois Department of Labor 2020 South Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights IL 60005 847-640-1656

Chicago IL Department of Labor 230 South Dearborn Street Chicago IL 60604 312-596-4430

Chicago Illinois Department Of Labor 160 North LaSalle Drive Chicago IL 60601 312-793-2800


An Unemployment Office is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support to people who are unemployed. Unemployment Offices assist people in applying for unemployment benefits, including providing help with obtaining healthcare and other benefits. Unemployment Offices also process and submit unemployment insurance payments, offer job training services, and provide assistance in finding employment.

ASPIRA 3909 West Fullerton Avenue Chicago IL 60647 773-252-0970

African American Christian Foundation 6707 West North Avenue Oak Park IL 60302 708-848-1700

Albany Park Community Center 3403 West Lawrence Avenue Chicago IL 60625 773-433-3245

Albany Park Community Center-CTC 5101 North Kimball Avenue Chicago IL 60625 773-509-5650

Arlington Heights Workforce Center 723 West Algonquin Road Arlington Heights IL 60005 847-437-9424

Asian Human Services 4820 North Broadway Street Chicago IL 60640 773-293-8100

Asian Human Services 2838 West Peterson Avenue Chicago IL 60659 773-564-4949

CABET 28 East Jackson Boulevard Chicago IL 60604 312-786-0890

CARES Chicago 3333 West Arthington Street Chicago IL 60624 773-265-3300

CFL/Workers Assistance Programs 130 East Randolph Street Chicago IL 60601 312-565-9431

Center of Higher Development 2242 South Princeton Avenue Chicago IL 60616 773-538-4671

Center of Higher Development 3515 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago IL 60653 773-538-4671

Center on Halsted 3656 North Halsted Street Chicago IL 60613 773-472-6469

Central States SER 2548 South Harding Avenue Chicago IL 60623 773-542-9030

Charles A Hayes Family Investment Center 4455 South King Drive Chicago IL 60653 773-548-4455

Chicago Career Center û DESI 11004 South Michigan Avenue Chicago IL 60628 773-233-4364

Chicago Heights Workforce Center 1010 Dixie Highway Chicago Heights IL 60411 708-898-5090

Chicago Workforce Center û Mid-South 4314 South Cottage Grove Avenue Chicago IL 60653 773-538-5627

Chicago Workforce Center û Pilsen 1700 West 18th Street Chicago IL 60608 312-994-8300

Chicago Workforce Center û Southwest 7500 South Pulaski Road Chicago IL 60652 773-884-7000

Cicero Workforce Center 2138 South 61st Court Cicero IL 60804 708-222-3100

Maywood Workforce Center 35 South 19th Avenue Maywood IL 60153 708-223-2652

Oak Forest Workforce Center 15900 South Cicero Avenue Oak Forest IL 60452 708-633-2777

Sheridan Career Center 4740 North Sheridan Road Chicago IL 60640 773-334-4747


A Workers Compensation Office is an office run by the state, county, or local government that provides support and compensation for workers who are injured at work or acquire an occupational disease. Workers Compensation Offices offer a range of services, including wage replacement benefits, medical treatments, vocational rehabilitation, and other benefits. Workers Compensation Offices may also protect worker safety by enforcing labor laws. These services are available to both government employees and people employed by private companies.

Chicago Illinois Workers Compensation 100 West Randolph Street Chicago IL 60601 312-814-6611