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  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. Job Center on the Move

    The Job Center is on the Move! Meet with a Job Center representative at various locations in Lake County to discuss your job search, create a resume, or apply for other services. See the "Job Center on the Move" flyer for locations and hours. Read on...
  2. Interested in a scholarship for training or paid work experience?

    Are you unemployed or underemployed? You may qualify for free training or a paid work experience! Read on...
  3. 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...
  4. Resources for job transition or job loss

    Are you in a time of change or transition? Are you stuck in a job or a situation that just isn’t working out? Do you have trouble making your budget last until the end of the month? Discover resources for job search, training, emergency assistance, etc. Read on...
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