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Resource Center

Woodlawn Resource Center

In 2015, POAH opened the Woodlawn Resource Center (WRC), a new 8,000 square foot community center. WRC offers free social service support for residents and employment/workforce development opportunities for the entire community.

Since its beginning, the WRC team has helped more than 200 residents secure employment.   Whether you’re looking for temporary, part-time or full-time work, WRC can help. Our professional staff will accommodate your schedule, help get your “foot in the door,” and prepare you with the necessary job training. Our goal is to help you find the best possible fit and match you with 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

For your personal and family needs, WRC also offers a wide range of skill-building and job-training services and programs, such as: 

  • Financial Literacy
  • GED Classes
  • Computer Readiness
  • Health & Wellness
  • Resume Writing
  • Interview preparation
  • Behavioral Health
  • College Readiness
  • And more! 

The WRC is open Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5pm. 

For a schedule and complete listing of all services and programs, visit the WRC at 6144 South Cottage Grove Avenue or please call us at 773-451-8077.