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Resource Center

The Woodlawn Resource Center (WRC) is an 8,000 square foot community center offering free social service support for residents and employment/workforce development opportunities for the entire community.

Since it opened it 2013, the WRC team has helped more than 350 local residents secure employment. Whether you’re looking for temporary, part-time or full-time work, WRC can help. Our professional staff will prepare you with the necessary training and help you find the job that's right for you.

We have placed residents in a variety of industries, including:

  • Food Service
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Retail
  • Security
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing

WRC offers a wide range of skill-building and workforce development services, such as:

  • GED classes
  • College readiness
  • Resume writing
  • Interview preparation
  • Computer skills
  • Financial literacy
  • Health and wellness
  • Behavioral health
  • And more!

Resident Spotlight: Jasmine White

Jasmine is a shining example of how the Woodlawn Resource Center can help you at each stage of your life and career.

She first came to the WRC for help creating a resume, searching for jobs and preparing for interviews that landed her a part-time sales associate position. As she started saving money from her job, she worked with her financial coach at WRC to make a plan and start developing credit.

Jasmine’s WRC employment coach then referred her to a teller training program, and after the 8-week certification course she was offfered a full-time bank teller position. The WRC team referred her to Dress for Success, which helped her build a professional wardrobe for her new job.

Based on outstanding performance at TCF Bank, Jasmine has received two pay increases and a full benefits package. She has opened checking and savings accounts and saved enough money to purchase a vehicle without having a loan. With the help of the WRC, she plans to continue saving and preparing for college, where she would like to study Human Resources.