PARTNERS

FIND A JOB

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

Find Your Internship

Indiana INTERNnet connects you with thousands of Indiana organizations across the state.

Hire A Slicer

Email: info@hireaslicer.com

  • Engagement Options
  • Work & Service-based Learning

Indiana Career Explorer

A career planning system for all Hoosiers.

Explore jobs in demand, assess your skills, and develop a plan to get the education and training you need to begin planning for your future today.

Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship

Matt Presley                        Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship    MPresley@dwd.IN.gov    Phone: 317-670-4421

Ivy Tech Community College

Nathan Hess, Employer Consultant                          NHess13@ivytech.edu    Phone: 219-476-4768

Patti Shields, Executive Director                                PShields13@ivytech.edu

Admissions                      Jessica Underwood    JUnderwood9@ivytech.edu  Phone: 219-464-8514 x 3040

Purdue Extension – Work Ready

Mary Foell, Extension Educator – Community Development MFoell@purdue.edu        Phone: 219-324-9407 

School Finder Tool & Expore Careers

If you know what you want to do or the school you want, but you don’t know which colleges in Indiana fit that description, use this school finder tool.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Learn More Indiana

Dedicated to connecting you with the right information and resources to make your search a success. Let’s get started today on putting your education in your hands.

Phone: 888-528-4719

Master Remote Work Professional Certificates

One-month specialized training which combines online work with interactive workshops. This educational program is designed to equip workers with the tools and skills needed to work from home. You will have a coach assigned to you to help navigate the curriculum and technology.

Next Level Jobs

Free state-wide training in high-paying, in-demand industries.

WorkOne – Northwest Indiana

  • Skill assessment
  • Career counseling and planning
  • Statewide job matching system
  • Employment library and technology tools
  • Resume and cover letter writing assistance
  • High School Equivalency or H.S.E. and basic education
  • Training programs and workshops
  • Training grant and scholarship information
  • Work and family related support services and community resources

EMPLOYER SUPPORT

Center for Workforce Innovation

Specialized Assessments/Job Analysis/WorkKeys

Becky Fry              BFry@gotoworkonenw.com                    Phone: 219-462-2940 x 1043

Dislocated Worker

Grant Reimbursement

Hire A Slicer

  • Search Candidates
  • Job Shadowing

Jen Hunt, Director of Career Readiness    info@hireaslicer.com                                Phone: 219-362-7506 x81610

Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech addresses all your training, certification, and educational needs, customized for your workforce. We also assist in talent acquisition through engagement opportunities with students to build your pipeline for employment needs, internships, and work-and-learn experiences.

Nathan Hess, Employer Consultant NHess13@ivytech.edu                            Phone: 219-476-4768

Patti Shields, Executive Director PShields13@ivytech.edu 

Marcos Rodriquez, Site Director – La Porte & Michigan City                                    MRodriqu@ivytech.edu                            Phone: 219-879-9137 x6225

Indiana Dept. of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship

  • Develop a DOL Registered Apprenticeship Program
  • Develop a State Earn and Learn (State-Level Apprenticeship Program) for youth and adults
  • Help connect with schools and education providers to build a talent pipeline

Matt Presley                                                MPresley@dwd.IN.gov                            Phone: 317-670-4421

State & Federal Tax Credits                            Tax credits for hiring individuals that have difficulty retaining/securing employment

wotc@dwd.IN.gov 

Next Level Jobs

Training Reimbursement                            Email: Questions@NextLevelJobs.org      Phone: 866-591-5018

Reimbursements up to $50,000 to train employees in high-growth fields

Northwest Indiana SBDC

Purdue University Northwest                      9800 Connecticut Drive                              Crown Point, IN 46307                              Phone: 219-614-3513

Hours of Operation:                                Monday-Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Purdue Extension of La Porte County

  • Digital Ready for Small Businesses
  • Skills for Success on the Job
  • Work Ready
  • Workforce Development Programs

Mary Foell                                                    MFoell@purdue.edu                                Phone: 219-324-9407

Small Business Administration

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act

On the job training of new & incumbent employees reimbursement

Center for Workforce Innovation            Tammy Stump                                            TStump@cwicorp.com                            Phone: 219-462-2940

OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES

CHILDCARE

Family & Social Services Administration

Childcare Finder

Healthcare Foundation of La Porte

Located  under “Community Resources for Parents, Educators & Community Members

COUNSELING & MENTAL HEALTH

Swanson Center

La Porte: 1230 W. State Road 2

219.362.2145

Michigan City: 7224 W. 400 N.

219.879.4621

Indiana Be Well

2-1-1 (Option 3)

Available 24/7

FAMILY/PARENTING

Dunebrook

Healthy Families Program

800.897.0007

HEALTH INSURANCE

Healthy Communities of La Porte County

Covering Kids & Families

219.210.3499

HOUSING

Rental Assistance

Indiana Housing Now

800.463.7638

Mortgage Assistance

Hardest Hit Funds

888.281.1488

NUTRITION/FOOD ASSISTANCE

Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte

Food Resources

PRESCRIPTION ASSISTANCE

Catholic Charities

219-879-9312

North Central Community Action Agencies

219-872-0351

UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Catholic Charities

219-879-9312

North Central Community Action Agencies

219-872-0351

NIPSCO

Payment arrangements & resources

VETERAN SERVICES

LaPorte County

Provides services to veterans and their dependents. Services include Deaht & Disability Pensions, Disability Compensation, VA Guaranteed Loans, Education Benefits, Burial Assistance, and Service-Disabled Veterans Insurance

Contact Us

Phone: 219-324-8584
Address: 809 Washington Street
La Porte IN, 46350