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The following Austin nonprofit organizations help individuals look for employment.


Austin Learning Academy
Office: 1311 Hackberry St.
Austin, TX 78702
512-457-9194
Services: Job readiness training, adult basic education, computer literacy and GED classes.

Austin Area Urban League
8011A Cameron Rd. Austin, TX 78754
512-478-7176
Services: Job readiness training, resume development, computer skills classes.

Capital IDEA
P.O. Box 1784
Austin TX 78767
512-457-8610 ext. 0

DeWitty Job Training and Employment Center
2209 Rosewood Ave., Ste. 210
512-472-5718
Services: Job listings, employment advice and counseling, resume writing assistance, computer classes, GED and adult education classes.

First Workers' Day Labor Program
4916 North IH-35
512-453-3776
Services: Matches laborers with employers for temporary, labor-intensive employment.

Job Searching Sites
Services: Web site links to Austin area employers and job listings.

WorkinTexas
The Texas Workforce Commission's site allows one to search and apply for public and private industry positions online.

Workforce Solutions Capital Area
Services: Job seeking services online and in person at Career Centers, job listings, career research, resume writing assistance.