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Career Services

Kentucky Career services in the KentuckianaWorks region offer FREE assistance at any point on your career path – whether you’re just getting started, want to change careers, need training or have been laid off. If you’re 18 or older, we can help you achieve your career goals. Our services include:


Kentucky Career Center Locations

Jefferson County – Downtown Louisville

Kentucky Career Center
600 W. Cedar St.
(502) 595-4003
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday, 10 am - 4:30 pm
Get Directions
Find TARC schedule or plan your trip

Additional Services

  • Employment services for veterans
  • Employment assistance for people with disabilities
  • Unemployment insurance

Jefferson County – West Louisville

Kentucky Career Center at the Nia Center
2900 W. Broadway, Suite 100
(502) 574-4100
Monday and Wednesday, 8:30 am to 5 pm
Tuesday, 8:30 am to 6 pm
Thursday, 10 am – 5 pm
Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm
Get Directions
Find TARC schedule or plan your trip

Additional Services

  • Help with math or reading or earning your GED
  • Employment assistance for people with disabilities
  • Employment assistance for Native Americans
  • FREE training for good manufacturing jobs! 

Industry-Specific Career Centers

Kentucky Health Career Center
746 S. 5th St. (Corner of 5th and York St.; one block south of Broadway)
(502) 574-3344
Monday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 1 pm
Get Directions
Find TARC schedule or plan your trip (on TARC Route 23)

Services for job seekers and healthcare professionals:
  • Direct connections to the region’s top healthcare employers 
  • Training funds for in-demand occupations
  • Job leads and referrals
  • Career advice for entering the healthcare field

Services for employers:

  • Talent search assistance for healthcare positions
  • Pre-screening and candidate referrals
  • Onsite Employer Spotlights and hiring events
  • Counseling services for your current employees
  • Customized training

Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center
160 Rochester Drive
Building W, Suite 115B
Phone: (502) 276-9711
Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Additional Services

  • Direct connections to the region’s top healthcare employers 
  • Career advice for entering manufacturing
  • Job leads and referrals
  • MSSC Certified Production Technician courses
  • 2-and4-week occupational skills training with certifications
  • Help with math, reading or earning your GED


Mobile Career Services -- Bullitt, Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble Counties

Our mobile team can meet with you close to where you live or work and provide career services.

To request career assistance, contact one of our career specialists:

  • In Henry, Shelby and Trimble counties: Casey Ross, (502) 365-8011
  • In Bullitt, Oldham and Spencer counties: Stephanie Nelson, (502) 243-7532.

You can also request career assistance by email, just click here.

Organizations and groups can connect with our career services by contacting outreach services coordinator, Micah Howard at (502) 338-0290.


More Resources

If you’re a young adult age 16-24, click here for information about the Kentucky Youth Career Center.

If you want help with planning and paying for college, visit the KentuckianaWorks College Access Center.

If you live in Jefferson County and receive benefits from Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), click here to learn more about getting referred to the 
Power of Work program for work force training and assistance entering or re-entering the work force.


Apply for unemployment online

Visit the state Kentucky Career Center website.  Watch a helpful video about how to apply for unemployment benefits.

Check out Focus|Career!

Whether you are unemployed or looking for a new career opportunity Focus|Career™ provides both a professional resume builder and a path to job registration.

You can:

  1. Build a professional resume easily, using the interview wizard.
  2. Find job leads that match your skills and transferable abilities.
  3. Schedule job alerts daily or weekly to your inbox.
  4. Explore career options and paths to reach your education and employment goals.


For Additional Assistance

To find a career center outside the KentuckianaWorks region nearest to you, click here to go to the state’s Kentucky Career Center website.

If you need assistance in career services, please send an email to KentuckianaWorks at 



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