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Finish Your Education or Training

Many job seekers who did not finish their education find that earning a GED, improving skills, accessing training or finishing a college degree will increase their chances of finding the job they always wanted.

Check out the resources below for information on finishing your education or training regardless of where you left off.


GED Assistance

GED Services
Find free online assistance, study aids to earn your GED.

Kentucky Youth Career Center, educational and job services for young adults, age 16-24
in Jefferson County - (502) 574-4115
in Bullitt County - (502) 543-1342
in Shelby County - (502) 844-2119 (serving Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer & Trimble counties)

Kentucky Adult Education
Find free, local help with reading, writing and math skills.


Get Help Choosing a College and Applying

KentuckianaWorks College Access Center
Free help with planning and paying for college; one-on-one assistance. KentuckianaWorks College Access Center (KCAC) is your RESOURCE for helping you plan and pay for college. KCAC is open to the community, and our services are free! Our college counselors offer one-on-one guidance to help make getting into college as simple as possible. We'll help you research schools, fill out your financial aid forms and discuss your career aspirations so you will be well on your way to reaching your goals. 

Degrees Work
Degrees Work works directly with companies and organizations to help their employees return to college and earn their degree. College Coaches work one-to-one with employees, helping them choose the right degree path, find ways to pay for college and chart their career.

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
Gather information about preparing yourself for higher education, planning for your higher education, completing (and surviving) your higher education, and transitioning into life after higher education.

Know How to Go  
The four steps to college for youth and adults.

Go to College Kentucky
Find links to exploring careers, financing college, learning online and assisting military families.

Affordable Online Colleges - Kentucky Schools and Universities
Find free higher education tools to locate online college programs at Kentucky's not-for-profit colleges and universities.

The Simple Dollar's Best Value Schools and Online Degree Programs
Search for the best online school for your money.

College Affordability Guide
Ways to reduce the cost of a degree

Tips on Choosing a Major and Finding Internships

CREW Career Center
Local Louisville partnership provides online college-going tips. CREW Career Center services are free to students and alumni of Metropolitan College and Jefferson Community and Technical College.


Find Colleges, Universities and Technical Schools in the Greater Louisville Area


Job Seekers/Laid-Off Workers

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