Job Center Services

The Job Center of Lake County is located at 1 N. Genesee St. Waukegan and is open weekdays from 8:30 to 4:00 (closed from 12:00 to 1:00).  See our calendar for virtual workshops and other events hosted throughout Lake County!

Unemployment Insurance    You can file for unemployment insurance online and view a list of frequently asked questions at ides.illinois.gov  For questions related to unemployment insurance, call 800-244-5631

Military Veterans Priority of Service  Are you a member of the United States military or a qualified spouse?  Let us know when you contact us! Veterans receive priority of service at the Job Center of Lake County. 

Voter Registration  Voter registration and resources are available through the Office of the County Clerk. For questions, call 847-377-8683

Grant Disclaimer This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.  The product was created by the recipient and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor.  See full grant disclaimer here.

  1. The Job Center will be closed on Monday, February 13, 2023.

    The Job Center will be closed on Monday, February 13, 2023. The Job Center will reopen on Tuesday, February 14, 2023.
  2. Customer Satisfaction Survey for the Job Center of Lake County/ Encuesta de satisfacción del cliente

    Did you use a Job Center service recently? Let us know how we did! ¿Ha utilizado el Job Center (Centro de Trabajo) recientemente? ¡Háganos saber cómo lo hicimos! Read on...
  3. Summer Youth Program 2023: applications will be accepted beginning March 1st

    Applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program will be accepted here beginning March 1, 2023. Read on...
  4. Success newsletter now available

    The Success newsletter shares stories of individuals and employers who benefited by sing the resources of Lake County Workforce Development and the Job Center of Lake County. Read their stories today. Read on...
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