Youth Futures

Youthfutures is an online directory of resources available to young adults in the metro Chicago region.

Use this tool to find youth-focused career and employment preparation programs and social and educational services.


Wire logo

Sponsored by the Chicago Jobs Council, the Workforce Information and Resource Exchange provides information on training and service providers in the metropolitan Chicago region.

The WIRE is designed to support front line providers, advocates, policy makers, and other workforce development stakeholders in Chicago and Illinois. Click here to learn more.

Make sure your organization is registered!

Links to Useful Websites

The Workforce Boards of Metropolitan Chicago is a regional workforce investment consortium. To succeed in our efforts to improve the metropolitan Chicago region's workforce system, we coordinate with other agencies on both the local and national levels.

Below are several links to such organizations' workforce development websites.

Bureau of the Census

Federal Statistics

Federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

Illinois Department on Aging

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Illinois Department of Employment Security

Illinois Department of Labor

Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs

Illinois Industrial Commission

Illinois Work Information

Illinois Workforce Development Website

Illinois Workforce Investment Boards

Labor Market Information

National Association of Workforce Boards

Social Security Administration

US Department of Labor

US Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics

US Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration

Veterans Benefits Administration