Employment & Training
Job Center - Resource Center Services
Help visitors and returning job seekers fully access and utilize Job Center resources and make referrals to Job Center partners.
Who is Served: No program eligibility standards. Open to everyone.
Job Centers are located in Fond du Lac, Green Lake, and Winnebago Counties
Adult Basic Education Program
Assists adults to obtain a high school diploma (GED or HSED).
Who is Served: Adults who did not finish high school or who need to augment their current educational level.
Program Offered: Fond du Lac, Oshkosh and Neenah ADVOCAP Offices and Oshkosh Public Library
Contact: 920-922-7760 Ext. 3537
Skills Enhancement Program
Who is Served: Adults who are working at least 20 hours a week and are at or below 150% of the federal poverty level. To see Federal poverty guidelines click here.
Program Offered: Fond du Lac, Winnebago and Green Lake Counties
WIOA Youth Program
Contact: Numbers listed above or visit your local job center
WIOA -Adult & Dislocated Worker Program
Designed to provide quality employment and training services to low income Adults and Displaced Workers in finding and retaining employment through secondary education and job seeking services.
Who is Served: Displaced Workers, Low-Income Adults and Displaced Homemakers.
Program Offered: Southern Winnebago County (920-204-4335) Waushara County (920-252-3216), Fond du Lac and Green Lake Counties (920-539-8532)
Contact: Numbers listed above or visit your local job center.
ADVOCAP's front desk staff can issue work permits from 3 office locations:
Fond du Lac, at 19 W. 1st St. (920) 922-7760
Oshkosh, at 2929 Harrison St. (920) 426-0150
Neenah, at 181 E. North Water St. (920) 725-2791
To obtain a work permit, either the minor alone or the minor and a parent must visit the permit officer (front desk staff), taking with them:
the minor's birth certificate or other proof of age
the minor's social security card
letter from the employer expressing intent to hire, on employer's regular letterhead, describing:
hours of work
a written parent's consent
a $10.00 permit fee
Proof of Minor's Age
We may accept a valid operator's license or an identification card issued by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation as proof of a minor's age. This means that we may now accept either a duly attested birth certificate, a verified baptismal certificate, or a driver’s license or photo ID card issued by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
For the Employer - Permit Fee Requirement
The employer must reimburse the $10.00 permit fee to the minor by no later than the date of the first paycheck.
Copies of the permit go to the employer and the minor, in addition to the school district where the minor is enrolled."