Welcome to the WIRE!

On our minds lately: WIOA

The Jobs Council presents its online portal to timely data and information for workforce development and closely-related fields. The WIRE is designed to support frontline providers, advocates, policy makers, and other stakeholders in Chicago and Illinois. The data presented on this site is not collected by The Jobs Council.  Learn More.

To begin, choose from the data category shortcuts below to access information about the publicly-funded workforce system; data related to unemployment, poverty, and more; and tools such as the provider directory and publications catalog.

Workforce Development Funding
Provider Directory
Publications Catalog
Related Data (e.g. Unemployment)


Hold tight–CJC is working on a new, improved WIRE! Make sure to look out for our announcements and social media posts to learn more. For our latest blog posts, head on to cjc.net