Polk County Social Services for Employment

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


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.

Polk Works (Lakeland) One-Stop Center 309 North Ingraham Avenue Lakeland FL 33801 863-508-1100

Polk Works Winter Haven One-Stop Center 500 East Lake Howard Drive Winter Haven FL 33881


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.

Lakeland Florida Workers Compensation 5015 Florida Avenue South Lakeland FL 33813 863-648-3150