Date:May 7, 2012
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

LWC Lake Charles Business and Career Solutions Center Moving
Mobile unit to provide services in the interim

LAKE CHARLES – The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Lake Charles Business and Career Solutions Center has closed its office at 4250 Fifth Avenue in preparation for a move to a new location later this month. Center staff will continue to provide services at the Fifth Avenue location from a state-of-the-art LWC mobile unit that will remain on site until May 18.

The mobile unit, which is equipped with computers, wireless internet access and is staffed by Center staff, will operate from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through May 18. On Monday, May 21, LWC’s new Business and Career Solutions Center will open at 2424 3rd St. The Center’s contact information will also change. The new phone number will be 337-721-4010, and the fax number will be 337 475-4888.

Until the new office opens, you can reach mobile unit staff by calling 337-475-4900, ext. 111, and at fax number 337-721-4186.

LWC’s Business and Career Solutions Centers offer a variety of services free of charge to job seekers and employers, including:

- Skills assessments

- Education and training information

- Job counseling, referral and placement

- Information on available support services and community resources

- Labor market information including demand occupations and salary information

- Employer resource library

- Job posting assistance

- Applicant screening

- On-site interviewing

- On-the-job training opportunities

LWC services are also available 24 hours a day at


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