Worknet Partners

The Illinois workNet center offers employment and training services to Macon and DeWitt counties as a one-stop service center designed to link Illinois employers with qualified job seekers. We are committed to developing the workforce in our community by helping employers meet their human resource needs. We provide an array of career guidance services tailored to job seekers’ needs including additional training or education. Our state-of-the-art Resource Room gives access to the latest job market information, employment listings, career development publications and professional career advice.


Workforce Investment Solutions

  • Provide career planning and case management
  • Conduct job readiness workshops
  • Provide tuition assistance for eligible job seekers
  • Assist employers with pre-employment screening
  • On-the-job training reimbursements
  • Access to incumbent worker training

workforce investment solutions

Workforce Investment Solutions
757 W. Pershing Road
Decatur, IL 62526
217-875-8281


Decatur Macon County Opportunities Corporation

  • Provide services necessary to become self-sufficient
  • Assist in job opportunities
  • Foster a sense of belonging

Decatur Macon County opportunities corporationDecatur Macon County Opportunities Corp.
1122 E. Marietta
Decatur, IL 62523
217-428-0155

Illinois department of employment securityIllinois Department of Employment Security

757 W. Pershing Road
Decatur, IL 62526
217-875-8750


Richland Community College

  • Technical courses and degrees to provide job training for a career or upgrading skills
  • Academic advisement, career planning, job placement
  • Financial aid
  • On-site child care
  • Tutoring and study skills assistance and much more

Richland Community CollegeRichland Community College
One College Park
Decatur, IL 62526
217-875-7211 Ext. 379 – TTY


Illinois Department of Human Services and Family Community Resource Center

  • Help customers achieve self-sufficiency and health
  • Provide integrated family-oriented services
  • Provide and establish outcomes in partnership with communities

Division of rehabilitation servicesDepartment of Human Services
707 E. Wood Street
Decatur, IL
217-362-6500 or 217-362-6566 TTY


Decatur Housing Authority

  • Housing available for low to moderate income individuals and families
  • Rental assistance for qualified people

decatur housing authorityDecatur Housing Authority
1808 E. Locust
Decatur, IL 62526
217-423-7711 V/TTY

Division of Rehabilitation Services

  • Evaluate, counsel and assist in physical restoration
  • Job training and placement for persons with disabilities
  • Career and adjustment counseling and job coaching

Division of RehabilitatioDivision of rehabilitation servicesn Services
1065 W Pershing Road
Decatur, IL
217-875-4486 V/TTY


Adult Education

A consortium of agencies provide a variety of services, which are free to eligible clients. (Richland Community College, Decatur Area Technical Academy and Adult Education Center)

  • GED Classes
  • English as a second language classes
  • Workplace skills, career exploration services and basic skills instruction

RCC, One College Park, Decatur, IL
217-875-7211, Ext. 353

DATA, Hickory Point Mall, Rt 51 North, Forsyth, IL
217-875-0061

Adult-EducationAdult Education Center Macon-Piatt Regional Office of Education
432 N Water
Decatur, IL 62523
217-422-6113


East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging

  • Assist those 55 and older who meet low-income guidelines
  • Employment placement and job search assistance
  • Help persons who are unemployed or underemployed

East central illinois area agency on agingEast Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging
757 W. Pershing Road
Decatur, IL 62526
217-875-8750 Ext 211



Workforce Investment Solutions of Macon and DeWitt Counties, Illinois is funded through the Workforce Investment Act.