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McHenry County Workforce Network offering workshops

Bowes In Home Care, 813 Tek Drive in Crystal Lake, is seen Feb. 11. As previously reported, staff members were told in a company-wide email from Bowes' Clinical Administrator that the business would be closing its doors once carers for all patients can be restaffed. The owner, however, has denied the claims that Bowes will close.
Bowes In Home Care, 813 Tek Drive in Crystal Lake, is seen Feb. 11. As previously reported, staff members were told in a company-wide email from Bowes' Clinical Administrator that the business would be closing its doors once carers for all patients can be restaffed. The owner, however, has denied the claims that Bowes will close.

The McHenry County Workforce Network is offering workshops to former employees of Bowes In Home Care in Crystal Lake who have been laid off.

These workshops are set for 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday at the McHenry County Workforce Network at 500 Russel Court in Woodstock.

People can learn about job training services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the Illinois Job Service and Illinoisjoblink.com and their unemployment benefits claim at these sessions.

Reservations can be made at mchenrycountyworkforce.com.

While the workshops on Thursday and Friday are specifically for former Bowes employees, the Workforce Center also has sessions for those in the general public seeking jobs as well.

The next workshop for the public is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. March 12.

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