Find Local American Job CenterYour local American Job Center is here to help!
Whether you’re a recent college graduate looking for a job or a seasoned employee wanting a career change, your American Job Centers offers services that can meet your employment needs. We provide free access to the resource rooms which includes computers and Internet, telephones, and fax machines. Also, job seekers can attend on-site recruiting events, workshops on resumé writing, interviewing skills, and job search activities or pursue more intensive training or certifications for occupations that are in demand. American Job Centers give you the right tools you need to succeed!
All 95 Tennessee counties are served by an American Job Center with qualified staff and open 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Our Job Centers are grouped by areas called LWDAs (Local Workforce Development Areas).
Locate an American Job Center in Your Neighborhood
Tennessee has a network of centers across the state, simultaneously servicing both employers and job seekers alike. Companies find ideal workers while candidates receive vital career information and services.
Each American Job Center offers digital labor market information, free Internet access, workshops, online talent banks, job placement, recruitment, and training. Stop by your local center to get started today!
LWDAs are area clusters of counties whose labor market and other employment-related factors are similar. This means each area provides workforce development and career services based on local needs. LWDAs are affiliate, or partners who help operate and administer programs and services as directed from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) at all of the local job centers throughout the state.
|Area||Counties Served||Partner||Equal Opportunity Officer|
|LWDA 01||Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Washington & Unicoi||Alliance for Business & Training||Pat Wishon
Alliance for Business and Training Inc. - AB&T
|LWDA 02||Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Sevier & Union||Walters State Community College||Don Shadow
Walters State Community College
|LWDA 03||Knox||Workforce Connections||Kathy Sergeant
|LWDA 04||Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Cumberland, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane & Scott||East Tennessee Human Resource Agency||Steve Bandy
East Tennessee Human Resource Agency - ETRA
|LWDA 05||Bledsoe, Bradley, Hamilton, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Polk, Rhea & Sequatchie||Southeast Tennessee Development District||Amber Akins
Southeast Tennessee Development District - SEDEV
|LWDA 06||Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Lincoln, Moore & Warren||Workforce Solutions||Diane Stoker
|LWDA 07||Cannon, Clay, DeKalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Smith, VanBuren & White||Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency||Harrison Young
Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency - UCHRA
|LWDA 08||Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Robertson, Stewart, Sumner & Williamson||Workforce Essentials, Inc.||Barbara Unruh
Workforce Essentials Inc.
|LWDA 09||Davidson, Rutherford, Trousdale, & Wilson||Nashville Career Advancement Center||Coni Caudle
(615) 862-8890 Ext. 77402
Nashville Career Advancement Center - NCAC
|LWDA 10||Giles, Hickman, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall, Maury, Perry & Wayne||South Central Tennessee Workforce Board||Tonja Garrett
South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance - SCTWA
|LWDA 11||Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, McNairy & Madison||West Tennessee Workforce Development Board||Edna Johnson
Southwest Human Resource Agency - SWHRA
|LWDA 12||Benton, Carroll, Crockett, Dyer, Gibson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Obion, Tipton & Weakley||Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board||Laura Speer
Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board, Inc. - NWTN
|LWDA 13||Fayette & Shelby||Workforce Investment Network||Raissa McKinney
Workforce Investment Network - WIN
Equal Opportunity Officers (EOOs) are in each LWDA for WIOA Title I Programs.
Statewide contacts are Evelyn Gaines Guzman (Human Resources) at (615) 253-1331 and Nicholas Bishop (Workforce Services) at (615) 741-0286.
File a Complaint
If you have a complaint about the services that were provided at a local Tennessee American Job Center or a job you were referred to by a Tennessee American Job Center, please contact your local Tennessee American Job Center manager or write to:
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Division of Workforce Services
State Monitor Advocate
220 French Landing Drive, 4B
Nashville, TN 37243
If you have a complaint about other employment-related matters, the Tennessee American Job Center will provide you with information on agencies that may be able to assist you. We take every complaint seriously and aim to improve our customer service with your input.