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Mason City IowaWORKS Center
600 South Pierce Avenue
City, Iowa 50401
Telephone: 641 422-1524
Fax: 641 422-1543
Our center hours are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
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City IowaWORKS Center is located at 600 South Pierce Avenue in Mason
City. A Coordinating Service Provider (CSP) administers functions of
the Center. The CSP consists of Iowa Workforce Development (IWD),
North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC), and the Cerro Gordo and
Floyd County Departments of Human Services (DHS).
Our Center was one of the first One-Stops in the state of Iowa. Our
customers are able to access a wide variety of services at one
Development of the One-Stop was funded in part by state and federal
dollars to develop a new customer-focused way to deliver workforce
services. By offering these services in a convenient location,
customers spend less time searching for the right place to go and
more time using up-to-date services to get the answers to their
The CSP administers IWD functions such as job placement assistance,
unemployment insurance, unemployment tax liability services,
services for veterans, labor market information, dislocated worker
programs (Re-Employment Services), proficiency testing, career
guidance assessments, among others. NIACC administers the Workforce
Investment Act (WIA) program, Economic Development, and Adult Basic
Education/General Equivalency Diploma/English as a Second Language.
DHS contracts out the PROMISE JOBS program to IWD and NIACC. For
more information on these programs, call 641 422-1524.
The Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) is a Partner
agency co-located at the One Stop. IVRS provides counseling and
guidance, training, and job placement assistance for persons
identified as having a diagnosed disability. For more information on
eligibility, call 641 422-1551.
Other Regional partners include Experience Works, Iowa
Department for the Blind, Job Corp, North Iowa Community Action, North Iowa
Vocational Center, and Proteus. Benefits Counseling for SSI and SSDI
recipients is also available through a partnership with the Center.
For access to services from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Monday thru Friday
and 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM on Saturday,
please call 866-239-0843
The NIACC Career Counseling and
Employment Center located
on the NIACC campus at 500 College Drive, Mason City provides many
services to students.
All students are invited to make an
appointment for free individual career counseling which assists them
in identifying their overall career direction and educational goals.
IowaWORKS representatives help students individually with job search
skills. Assistance is offered with completing applications,
developing cover letters and resumes, interview preparation, and
IowaWORKS representatives are on campus weekly or you
may visit your local IowaWORKS office. To schedule an appointment
for either career counseling or IowaWORKS assistance, contact the
Student access Center at 641-422-4413.
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