The mission statement of the Calcasieu American Job Center is as follows:
“We are a partnership of local community organizations and employers providing a comprehensive range of useful career and employment services, job training, and up-to-date information which will empower our customers to become self-sufficient and improve their overall quality of life.” Simply stated - We put people to work.
The mission statement is consistent with the law, as stated in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014:
"To consolidate, coordinate, and improve employment, training, literacy, and vocational rehabilitation programs in the United States, and for other purposes."
To contact the American Job Center, call 337-721-4010 ext. 5029 or email Crystal Scott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Job Center, Workforce Development Board Moving to Magnolia Building
New offices located at 1011 Lakeshore Drive, second floor
The American Job Center and the Workforce Development Board are moving their offices temporarily while their building, now located at 2424 Third St. in Lake Charles, is under construction.
The move to 1011 Lakeshore Drive - the Magnolia Building - will be complete as of July 22, 2019.
The office will be located on the second floor of the Magnolia Building, 1011 Lakeshore Drive. Administration offices for the Workforce Development Board will be located on the sixth floor of the Magnolia Building.
Parking for American Job Center consumers will be available in the parish lot at Pithon and Gill streets and at the Lake Charles Civic Center.
The relocation is estimated to last about a year.
For more information, call the American Job Center at 337-721-4010 or the Workforce Development Board at 337-721-4015.