Mission: The mission of heartland works, inc. Is to to establish and oversee a community-wide network of agencies and employers for delivery of the highest-quality workforce development services to its job-seeker and employer customers, by (1) assisting youth to further their education, (2) encouraging youth and adults to engage in life-long learning, (3) preparing youth and adults for entry into and advancement within the labor force, and (4) assisting employers to find qualified workers and improve the capabilities of the workforce, and thereby to improve economic conditions for all residents and businesses within the local area.
Programs: Heartland works, inc. Serves eligible participants through programs federally funded through workforce innovation opportunity act (wioa) funds, the affordable care act (aca) health professional opportunity grant and other programs. The common purpose of these funds is to assist economically disadvantaged, underemployed and/or employed workers become self-sufficient. These funds also help prepare a skilled workforce for employers. Heartland works, inc. Also administers one-stop centers in northeast kansas providing streamlined services and accessibility for both job seekers and employers.