All Workforce Center locations in Local Area II (Junction City, Manhattan, Topeka and Lawrence) are open to the public with COVID protocols in place (masks required, temperature check and screening questions prior to entry, social distancing, etc). Due to the changing nature of COVID, for current status, please check with your Workforce Center (phone numbers listed below) prior to your visit.
Current hours of operation for all Local Area II Workforce Centers are:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
For individuals who feel more comfortable with virtual services, this is the perfect time to make use of the LIVE CHAT feature on KANSASWORKS.com. Through the LIVE CHAT feature, staff are available to help you with a number of services including finding resources, uploading your resume, posting jobs, searching for jobs and more! In addition we are able to meet with you virtually, should you wish to seek services from home – please call your nearest location for information on how to set up a virtual appointment.
For more information, please call the Workforce Center closest to you:
Junction City – 785-762-8870
Lawrence - 785-840-9675
Manhattan – 785-539-5691
Topeka – 785-235-5627
For other Workforce Center locations throughout the state, please call 1-877-509-6757.
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Employers and job seekers are welcome to utilize their Community Workforce Centers and KANSASWORKS, the State of Kansas administered internet source for job listings, to find qualified employees, check the availability of jobs, or obtain information. Staff members are available to address your questions or concerns.
Providing Resources to 17 Counties
Our Workforce Centers function as an extension of Heartland Works, Inc. – the organization responsible for implementing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) within Kansas Local Area II.