Workforce Development

For more than 17 years, Asian Human Services’ employment programs have offered comprehensive job related services to residents throughout Chicago – placing thousands of job seekers into full-time and part-time employment. We take a client-centered approach to give you the tools you need to find a job that’s right for you. Whether you’re a senior in high school looking towards your future or a single mother trying to support her children, we will work with you to help you gain employment and achieve financial stability. All of our employment programs are offered free of charge.

Job Placement

We are committed to helping participants attain self-sufficiency and to guide them through job-seeking, training, and mastering career skills that serve them throughout their lives. We believe in providing a myriad of programming options that contribute not just to finding a job, but to developing a fulfilling career. Programming for both youth and adults includes a wide range of services.

For more information please contact the Workforce Development office at (773)293-8100.

We are located at 4820 N Broadway Ave, 3rd Floor. Chicago, IL 60640

TANF Work First and Title XX Employment Programs

These programs serve clients receiving public assistance by providing them with job readiness training classes, work experience assignments, and unsubsidized job placements. The goal is to move customers receiving public assistance away from dependency and towards self-sufficiency.
Funded by Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)

For more information please contact us at (773)293-8100.

SNAP Employment & Training - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Clients who receive SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and are currently seeking employment are eligible to participate in this Employment & Training program. The program consists of 80 hours of activity per month with various activities such as vocational training, computer training, job readiness training, work experience, and job search. These valuable experience allow customers to gain workplace skills and prepare them to move towards permanent employment with our collaborating employers.
Funded by Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)

For more information please contact us at (773)293-8100.

Multicultural Disability and Vocational Rehabilitations Services

Vocational Rehabilitation is a state-certified facilitator that specializes in adult employment and youth transition services for individuals living with physical, cognitive and mental disabilities. Our Case Managers encourage clients to discover their potential, cultivate job-readiness, and guide them through the employment process. We adapt our services to meet each client’s strengths, goals, and ambitions. For more information on eligibility and enrollment, please contact us at (773)-293-8470.

Youth Employment Program - WIA (Workforce Investment Act) Youth Program

AHS’s youth workforce development programming takes a holistic approach in preparing participants for success. The program focuses on providing training to develop both hard and soft skills for employment. With AHS having the distinct advantage of wraparound and bridge services, youth have access to any tool they may need to build the strongest foundation possible on their journey to success.

Our youth workforce staff are skilled at working with immigrants and refugees from around the world. Our tutoring, summer employment, college preparation, art classes, etc. provide a boost in self esteem for an immigrant who may be self conscious about speaking English, additional academic support for a homeless teen, job experience for a parenting youth, etc. Through the WIA youth program, those between the ages of 16 through 24 are eligible for employment assistance, mentoring, academic tutoring and leadership opportunities. Job readiness training (tuition reimbursement up to $8,000), vocational English, computer training and field trips are offered to introduce youth to institutions of higher education, employment, training opportunities and cultural activities throughout Chicago.
Funded by Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership

If you have any questions or would like additional information please contact (773) 293-8123.
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Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), from June to September, targets 16 -22 years old low-income and disadvantaged youth living in the city of Chicago. SYEP provides eligible youth with summer job placement, case management, personal support services, job readiness skills enhancement and mentoring.
Funded by DCEO

For more information please contact us at (773)293-8115.