Employment Assistance 

Family Justice Center (FJC)
  • Helps individuals with a range of issues including employment, safety, legal, education & more

  • Resource room (access to a computer, printer, phone, and resource library)

  • Children's play space (supervision may not be available)

  • Referrals to various community partners for assistance finding safe shelter, counseling options, medical care, housing and financial resources, etc. 

  • All services are free & confidential


533 N. Niles Ave, South Bend, 46617

(574) 234- 6900

Office hours: Mon- Fri 8am- 4:30pm

24/7 SOS Crisis Hotline: (574) 289- 4357

Goodwill Career Connections
  • Provides resources, guidance, skill training, and job placement

  • Helps coordinate resources such as childcare, housing, transportation, continued education, and job skills counseling

  • Fresh start for those who have been incarcerated or have a criminal background

  • Locations

Center for Career Connections

1805 W. Western Ave., South Bend, 46619

(574) 472-7362


Office hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm EST


Michiana Employee Assistance Program (MEAP)
  • Helps employees experiencing personal difficulties

  • Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) assessment services

  • Short-term counseling and referrals 

(574) 287-1879

(800) 388-0154

Hours: Mon- Fri 8:30am- 12pm

  1pm -5pm (closed 12pm- 1pm)

  • Free job search consultation, guidance, networking, and connections

  • Improve skills & earn certifications

  • Resume & interview help

  • Unemployment help

  • Digital workshops & video library


851 S. Marietta, Room 112, South Bend, IN 46601

(574) 237-9675

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am – 4:30pm

  Fri 10:30am – 4:30pm​​


Page Index

All Employment Assistance resources are listed here in alphabetical order. 

  1. Family Justice Center (FJC) 

  2. Goodwill Career Connections

  3. Michiana Employee Assistance Program (MEAP)

  4. WorkOne