KANSASWORKS Independence

Independence Workforce Center connects job seekers, education institutions & business directed programs for the purpose of providing qualified employees, financial resources & workforce training solutions to existing & new Kansas businesses.


The local Workforce Center provides labor exchange services by publishing local job openings & screening qualified job seekers to assist business in their staffing needs. Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) case managers are on staff that can assist job seekers & employers in arranging for training at local technical schools & community colleges. The local Workforce Center also provides rapid response services to effected employees in the event of major layoffs & plant closings.

Services Provided

Advocacy & Public Policy

  • Community Involvement

Management Issues & Training

  • General Employment Law Advice
  • Human Resources
  • Recruiting Assistance

Office, Laboratory & Meeting Space

  • Conference/Meeting Space

Technical Assistance

  • Training

Nonprofit Development

  • Human Resources
Contact Information
Melissa Johnson
317 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Independence, KS 67301
(620) 331-0856