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Region 12
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Iowa Workforce Development
Region 12 - Siouxland

Iowa Workforce Development is much more than just the "unemployment office."  We're the place to go if you're looking for a job, have questions about labor laws, need career guidance, or help building a resume. Thank you for checking out all of the different services we have to offer!

Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) will contribute to Iowa's economic growth by providing quality customer-driven services that support prosperity, productivity, health and safety for Iowans. In conjunction with state and local economic development efforts, IWD also assists businesses to fulfill their workforce needs.

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Region 12 serves the 5 county area of:

  • Cherokee
  • Ida
  • Monona
  • Plymouth
  • Woodbury

Our Workforce Center is located at:

Sioux City
2508 4th St
Sioux City, IA 51101
Telephone: (712) 233-9030
Fax: (712) 277-8438

IowaWORKS services are available at your local Access Points:

Cherokee Public Library

215 South 2nd St

Cherokee, Iowa

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday  10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday and Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Cherokee County Veteran's Affairs (veterans only)

228 1/2 Main St

Cherokee, Iowa

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM


Cleghorn Community Library

200 W Grace St

Cleghorn, Iowa
Monday 8:00 am - 11:30 am  and  12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesday - Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 am  and  12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm


Marcus Public Library

106 N Locust

Marcus, Iowa

Monday, Tuesday and Friday 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Wednesday and Thursday 12:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Ida County Public Library

100 E 2nd St

Ida Grove, Iowa

Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm,   Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm,   Thursday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm,   Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Ida County Veteran's Affairs (veterans only)

401 Morehead

Ida Grove Iowa

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Monona County Veteran's Affairs (veterans only)

610 Iowa Ave

Onawa Iowa

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday   8:00 am - 3:00 pm


Le Mars Public Library

46 First St SW

Le Mars Iowa

Monday thru Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday and Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Kingsley Public Library

220 Main St

Kingsley Iowa

Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Goodwill Connection Center

3100 W 4th St

Sioux City Iowa

Monday thru Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


  Online Employment Registration Service

File an Unemployment Insurance Claim online


Application Downloads

You may download, print and enter the requested information on these forms prior to visiting your nearest Iowa Workforce Development Center.

  • Employment Application (PDF) - If a job listing posted with Iowa Workforce Development requires completion of a "generic" job application, complete this employment application and send it to your nearest Workforce Development Center. Be sure to indicate both the employer name and job order number.

  • Service Application (PDF) - If you are interested in registering for Iowa Workforce Development services, including notification of current and future job openings, please complete this service application and send it to your nearest Workforce Development Center.

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