Partners

Partner Information

workNet Batavia is part of the Illinois workNet system and is a proud partner of the American Job Center network. American Job Centers are funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration and are located throughout the United States. In order to provide comprehensive services, these Centers have a number of mandated government and community partners which provide funding and guidance for the Center. In addition, through the One-Stop Center and their own programs, our partners provide a variety of services for job seekers including career services, education, training, employment resources and financial assistance. Our partners also provide services to employers including training programs for their current workforce, local industry and business data and services to reach qualified applicants for open positions.

Chinese Mutual Aid Association, Elgin, IL
Chinese Mutual Aid Association, Elgin, IL

Provides free English as a Second Language classes to any non-native English speaker. CMAA-Elgin’s Homemaker Program assists eligible clients in maintaining their independence and dignity while enjoying the comforts of home.

Family Service Agency, DeKalb, IL
Family Service Agency, DeKalb, IL

Provides help to low income families to achieve and maintain their highest level of self-sufficiency by providing a variety of programs for children, youth and seniors.

Department of Human Services, Elgin, Aurora and Sycamore, IL
Department of Human Services, Elgin, Aurora and Sycamore, IL

Helps eligible Illinois residents meet their fundamental needs including determining eligibility for cash, medical, and SNAP nutrition programs. Referrals for childcare assistance are also provided.

Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services, Aurora, IL
Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services, Aurora, IL

Provides services to persons with disabilities to prepare for, enter and maintain suitable employment.

Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL
Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

Provides free adult basic education classes in math and language arts to prepare for the high school equivalency exam in English or Spanish and free English as a Second Language classes. Provides Career and Technical Education certificate and degree programs in 19 career fields.

Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System (ICAPS): BNA/Phlebotomy, CNC, Dental Office Aide, Industrial Maintenance, Welding, Sterile Processing, EMT, IST (Industrial Maintenance).

Illinois Department of Employment Security, North Aurora, IL
Illinois Department of Employment Security, North Aurora, IL

Encourages economic growth and stability in Illinois by providing Employment Services to Illinois residents and employers, analyzing and disseminating essential Labor Market Information, and administering Unemployment Insurance programs.

Kane County Office of Community Reinvestment, Workforce Development Division, Batavia, IL
Kane County Office of Community Reinvestment, Workforce Development Division, Batavia, IL

Provides services to ready the workforce for employment through federally-funded programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Kendall County Health Department, Kendall-Grundy Community Action, Yorkville, IL
Kendall County Health Department, Kendall-Grundy Community Action, Yorkville, IL

Provides assistance with homeless prevention, transportation to work, and work-related equipment and supplies; Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP); and Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP).

Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL
Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL

Provides Adult Basic and Secondary Education/English as a Second Language: Free classes in reading, writing, math, U.S. Constitution, HSE equivalency, English as a Second Language.

ICAPS: Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System Program for individuals interested in Business and Management Administration certificates – Application Specialist, Health Careers: Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician.

Senior Community Service Employment Program, National Able Network, Batavia, IL
Senior Community Service Employment Program, National Able Network, Batavia, IL

Designed for low-income job seekers 55 years of age or better. Provides hands-on training at partner agencies and one-on-one career coaching.

St. Augustine College, Aurora, IL
St. Augustine College, Aurora, IL

Provides free preparation for High School Equivalency exams in both English and Spanish.

Two Rivers Head Start Agency, Aurora and Elgin, IL
Two Rivers Head Start Agency, Aurora and Elgin, IL

Provides emergency assistance for food, rent , transportation, prescriptions, and scholarships for job training or college. Also provides case management to enhance life skills and childcare referrals.

Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL
Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL

Provides Career and Technical Education certificate and degree programs in 28 career fields. Free preparation classes for HSE equivalency and English as a Second Language.

ICAPS: Integrated Career and Academic Preparation System Program for Office Software Specialist.

World Relief, Aurora, IL
World Relief, Aurora, IL

Provides free adult English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for beginning English learners. Also provides early childhood classes for children ages 4 months to 6 years while their parents attend ESL class.

YWCA, Elgin, IL
YWCA, Elgin, IL

Provides English as a Second Language Classes, early childhood and preschool for EST students, child care, clothing center and summer youth programming.