Workforce Development


Proactive Community Services employment programming provides successful preparation and placement services in disadvantaged communities targeting the long-term unemployed, unemployed and under-employed, dislocated, or hard to place residents in the south suburbs of Chicago.

Born out of our mission to bring the highest quality of life for individuals, families, and youth, along with our extensive experience in delivering successful workforce development programs, we provide a comprehensive, evidence-based, multi-institutional workforce development program.

Program Objectives

The Framework

Provide a framework for developing fundamental, portable, and advance skill competencies combined with education and training, including academic degrees and skill certifications in alignment with employer skill requirements needed for high demand successful careers in various industries


Engage employers as high-impact strategic partners to tap into their expertise and feedback on program attributes. Connect prospective employment candidates to possible employment opportunities while addressing employer specific needs along with seeking to provide employers with a workforce that creates value through collaborative/shared activities.

Work Experience

Offer internships, apprenticeships, and employment support to enable participants to overcome obstacles to employment and to acquire competitive job market success for targeted occupations.

Supportive Services

Provide a “wrap-around” approach of supportive services and integrated resources, including case management that addresses life, social, economic, and academic barriers. This ensures participant’s success and attainment of the highest level of education and training possible with multiple pathways for career retention, professional development, and advancement.


  • 18 years of age or older
  • US Citizen
  • TANF Recipient or meets income requirement
  • Has not attended post secondary program in past 12 months

Orientation Schedule

Every Tuesday
• 12:00PM to 1:30PM or 4:00PM to 5:30PM


Proactive Community Services (PCS)
3649 183rd St
Hazel Crest, IL 60429
Phone: (708) 248-6166

Program Services

  • Career Assessment, Exploration and Planning
  • Work/Job Readiness Training
  • Case Management
  • Employment Placement
  • Professional Career Development


Our Partners

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Your journey towards a life changing career begins with sharing just a few details about yourself with us.

Your privacy is extremely important to us, and we never share your information with other parties.

You can expect to hear from us within a few days of submitting your interest in our Job Readiness and Career Training programs.

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Certificates (One Year or Less)

  1. Certified Nursing Assistant
  2. Medical Assistant
  3. Occupational Therapy Aide
  4. Medical Coding Specialist
  5. Community Health Worker (Basic and advanced)

Associate Degrees

  1. Community Health Worker
  2. Occupational Therapy Assistant
  3. Registered Nurse

Undergraduate Degrees

  • B.S. in Community Health*
  • B.S. in Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • B.S. in Nursing
  • B.S. in Health Information Administration