CareerForce in Blaine
1201 89th Avenue NE Suite 235
How CareerForce can help you
If you are looking for work – or looking for workers – CareerForce can help you.
Call or email us to set up a time to talk through what you need and resources available to help you. Our contact info is to the right, below the map. Or make an appointment below by selecting a Job Search Appointment time that works for you.
If you prefer to stop by our office, please call ahead so you get the help you need. View our office hours in the box to the right, below the map.
All CareerForce services are provided free of charge to all customers, including Minnesota businesses.
- Dislocated Worker Program services designed to help workers who have been laid off get back to work as quickly as possible
- Empowers Young Adult Employment & Training Program individualized career exploration services, training and paid internships for eligible youth and young adults, ages 14-24
- Senior Community Service Employment Program services for low-income Anoka County residents 55 years or older looking for part-time employment opportunities
CareerForce is the State of Minnesota’s official career exploration and job search resource.
Programs and Services
MN RETAIN is a program to shorten needless time away from work for employees who have a medical condition that limits their ability to do their jobs.
If you have an injury or illness that is affecting your ability to work, Minnesota’s RETAIN program is here to assist you.
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) helps low-income, unemployed adults 55 and older.
You may have a unique opportunity for a good-paying career in the highway construction industry.
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) allows for-profit employers of any size to reduce their federal tax liability by up to $9,600 per new hire by hiring people who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.
Organizations that wish to hire foreign workers because US workers cannot be found to fill necessary positions may apply for a labor certification from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
CareerForce services include guidance for hiring:
Today’s dynamic business and labor environment requires employers to have the right resources and tools to recruit, develop and retain talent.
If your organization is considering layoffs, contact us as soon as possible. We want to learn about the situation and how we may be able to help, explore whether layoffs can be avoided and explain the services we can provide to affected employees.
We want you to be successful finding a meaningful career and securing long-term family-sustaining wages.
Our services are tailored to meet your specific needs, including:
You proudly served our country, and now we’re proud to serve you.
State Services for the Blind (SSB) is headquartered in St. Paul, with 11 satellite offices around the state. If you have a significant vision loss that makes it hard for you to get and keep a job, we can help.
If you have a disability certain aspects of everyday life - employment, transportation, social and recreational activities - can be difficult
Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) can help you:
Some businesses close their doors. Others need to let their talent go for various reasons. When that happens, we’re often the first on the scene.
We all start somewhere. And we all have a better chance of success with the right support. If you’re between the ages of 14 and 24 and want to gain work experience—or need help finishing your education—CareerForce is your first stop.
Your talent search will be more successful with an expansive support system. It’ll go further with the help of experienced professionals committed to your recruitment and retention goals.