CareerForce in Detroit Lakes

803 Roosevelt Avenue
Detroit Lakes

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 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 below the map.

All CareerForce services are provided free of charge to all customers, including Minnesota businesses.

Some specific services provided at this location:

  • Dislocated Worker Services for people laid off from work
  • Career exploration and planning services
  • Connections to education and training resources
  • Job search assistance, including resume revisions, interview prep and more

If you have any difficulties reaching someone at this location, please call 651-259-7500.

CareerForce is the State of Minnesota’s official career exploration and job search resource.



Career Exploration - In-Person

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Detroit Lakes, MN

Resume Writing Workshop - In-Person

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Detroit Lakes, MN

Programs and Services

Remaining connected to workers who are recovering from illn…

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.

Stay connected to work after illness or injury

If you have an injury or illness that is affecting your ability to work, Minnesota’s RETAIN program is here to assist you.

Hiring tax incentives

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.

Help hiring foreign workers

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). 

Workforce strategy solutions

Today’s dynamic business and labor environment requires employers to have the right resources and tools to recruit, develop and retain talent.

Help before, during and after layoffs

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.

Get on a rewarding path to career success

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:

Veterans Employment Services

You proudly served our country, and now we’re proud to serve you.

State Services for the Blind

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. 

Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program

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:

The next step for your next career

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.

Jump-start your first career

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. 

Increase your talent connection support

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.

Widen your career support circle

Your career search will be more successful with an expansive support circle. It’ll go further with the help of experienced professionals committed to your career goals, dreams and needs.

Location Details

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Detroit Lakes CareerForce Location (exterior)