For Immediate Release: August 21, 2008
Contact: Kerry Koonce: (515) 281-9646
Iowa Workforce Development Partners with Faith Based and
Community Organizations, Open House for Iowa Career Access Points
Ottumwa – Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) has partnered with Faith Based and Community Organizations to open pilot Iowa Career Access Points (ICAP) across the state. The ICAPs create additional entrance points into the workforce system for individuals at familiar community locations. IWD will hold a Grand Opening media event on August 27th at 10:30am to showcase the Access Point supported by the Ottumwa office located at 421 Church Street, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501 at the Crisis Center. During this event, attendees will learn more about future opportunities to develop Iowa Career Access Points within their communities and information about the upcoming October Workforce Conference to be held in Des Moines October 1, 2008.
For additional information contact Emily Nicholson, (641) 683-3122 with the Crisis Center. For more information on the Access Point program, contact Randy Clark, Regional Manager with Iowa Workforce Development at (641) 684-5401.