IowaWORKS Location, Schedule Update

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: June 1, 2018
Contact: Cory Kelly
Email:  cory.kelly@iwd.iowa.gov

Changes to IowaWORKS Satellite and Expansion Offices in Clarion, Fort Madison, Humboldt, Keokuk, Manchester, Mt. Pleasant, New Hampton, Oelwein, Pocahontas, Waukon, Webster City, and West Union

DES MOINES – Several IowaWORKS office changes will be occurring in the coming weeks, including the closure of Expansion Offices in Clarion, Humboldt, Manchester, Mt. Pleasant, New Hampton, Oelwein, Pocahontas, Waukon, and West Union; the relocation and adjustment of the hours of operation of the Satellite Offices in Fort Madison and Webster City; and new hours of operation at the Expansion Office in Keokuk.

“These shifts aim to better align our IowaWORKS resources with needs and office traffic patterns across the state,” said Beth Townsend, Director of Iowa Workforce Development. “They also expand on local partnerships allowing us to reduce costs and increase access to the resources job seekers and employers need in the areas where services are most in demand.”

The follow list details scheduled system adjustments:

Clarion Expansion Office 
Closure

  • Last day at Iowa State University Wright County Extension Office will be June 29.
  • Office was open by appointment on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     

Fort Madison Satellite Office
Move & Schedule Update

  • Current location is at 933 Avenue H.
  • First day at new location inside the Fort Madison Public Library at 1920 Avenue E will be July 2.
  • New hours of operation will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and  1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
     

Humboldt Expansion Office
Closure

  • Last day at Iowa State University Humboldt County Extension Office will be June 27.
  • Office was open by appointment only Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     

Keokuk Expansion Office
Schedule Update

  • Hours of operation have been reduced from Tuesdays and Thursdays to Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m.
     

New Hampton Expansion Office
Closure

  • Last day at New Hampton Economic Development will be June 26.
  • Office was open on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     

Manchester Expansion Office
Closure

  • Last day at Manchester Regional Education Partnership will be June 15.
  • Office was open on the fourth Friday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     

Mt. Pleasant Expansion Office
Closure

  • Last day at the Southeastern Community College location was May 11. Office was open Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.
     

Oelwein Expansion Office
Closure

  • Last day at Northeast Iowa Community College, Regional Academy for Math and Science Center Center will be June 14.
  • Office was open the second Thursday of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
     

Pocahontas Expansion Office
Closure

  • Last day at Pocahontas County Upper Des Moines Opportunity office will be June 26
  • Office was open by appointment only on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     

Waukon Expansion Office
Closure

  • Last day at North Iowa Community College Center will be June 25.
  • Office was open on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     

Webster City Satellite Office
Move & Schedule Update

  • Last day at 403 Elm Street will be June 18.
  • First day at new location inside the Upper Des Moines Opportunity office at 711 Seneca St. will be Thursday June 21.
  • New hours of operation will be Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
     

West Union Expansion Office
Closure

  • Last day at West Union Chamber of Commerce will be June 28.
  • Office was open on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
     

IowaWORKS, a proud partner of the American Job Center network, connects job seekers to opportunities and employers to workforce solutions by providing job seeker services such as employment searches, resume and cover letter assistance, mock interviews and workforce training. Businesses can receive worker recruitment services. 

For more information on IowaWORKS, visit iowaworks.gov.