Job Search Skills

KCCDD offers individualized training for adults with various developmental disabilities. The organizations' mission is to create opportunities and provide choices to individuals to help them maximize their independence and optimize their potential to live within the community.

The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) provides job search and workforce preparation services as well as financial support for approved occupational training programs. Qualified adults, dislocated workers and youth aged 17 - 21 may be eligible for these services.

Bridgeway, Inc is a comprehensive human services organization providing a wide array of services for people of all ages and all abilities so that each and every individual that we serve can improve their quality of life, can achieve their dreams and achieve their goals.

The Galesburg Public Library offers resources and services for all ages. Offerings include books, ebooks, magazines, newspapers, movies, audiobooks, internet time, research databases, typing computers, research assistance, genealogy materials, wireless internet, Kindles for checkout, ROKUs for checkout, Book Club kits, cake pans for checkout, a charging station, test prep and career databases, and programs for all ages! We also have printers and copy machines, FAX services, and notary services.

The Office of General Assistance offers financial help to qualifying adults that do not have dependent children, in order to help pay rent, utilities, basic household necessities. Rental assistance can only be paid to those landlords who have properties that are registered with the City of Galesburg. Applicants and recipients will be expected to look for gainful employment, complete training assignments and participate in workfare activities. Applicants that are mentally or physically disabled must provide medical documentation to be exempt from the community work program.