The Delaware Department of Labor offices will be closed on Monday, July 4th, 2022 in observance of The Independence Day holiday. All payments scheduled for Monday, July 4th, 2022 will be processed on Tuesday, July 5th, 2022. Please allow up to one week before contacting us regarding the status of payments. More Info
The key elements of the Division’s integrated service delivery system include Career Services and Training Services.
The American Job Centers offer a variety of workshops, such as Basic Computer Training, Job Search, and Interview Strategies to name a few. We also offer the Career Planning Workshop, which helps individuals recognize interests, aptitudes and abilities to career pathways. Click here for a complete list of the workshops and their descriptions.
The Division of Employment and Training (DET) can help cover the cost of a degree, license and certificate programs. To review a list of available Training and Education Providers go to joblink.delaware.gov and click on Training/Education.
This is not an entitlement program and eligibility must be established for low-income adults and dislocated workers interested in training/education.
The following steps must be completed so we can better assist with your New Career!
This process can take at least four weeks to complete so plan accordingly.
The Dislocated Worker Program assists individuals laid off from a job to obtain employment through training and related employment services. Programs are conducted in cooperation with employers or labor organizations to provide early intervention in the event of closures of plants or facilities.
The Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Program includes a variety of services to help migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families find alternative job opportunities in year-round employment or to improve their well being if they remain in seasonal agricultural work. Vocational counseling and referrals to training, help with childcare, medical aid, legal aid, food stamps or other needed services are also available. This program also assists farmers and growers in job recruitment, placement, and information in the form of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations.
The State Summer Youth Employment Program is a jobs program that awards grants to qualifying non-profit agencies and organizations for the hiring of Delaware youth during the summer months. The program targets economically disadvantaged households and should be of some benefit to the community. The work performed by the youth should be meaningful and teach some basic pre-requisites for career employment.
The Trade Act (TAA) assists workers whose employment is adversely affected by imports. Assistance includes help in preparing for and obtaining new employment. Eligible workers may also receive training, job search and relocation allowances. Additionally, Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) may be payable to eligible workers following exhaustion of their unemployment insurance benefits.
Veteran’s services include the Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) which is an outreach program designed to meet the needs of veterans, especially disabled veterans.
The Delaware JobLink is a web-based online network system that provides access, for both employers and job seekers, to a full range of workforce information.
The Delaware Joblink Job Seeker account provides the ability to: