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We’re here to help you succeed. If you need skilled, credentialed, and dependable workers contact Dr. Sandra Dafiaghor PhD at (708) 283-5020 in suburban Chicago or Cleveland Smith at (312) 528-3537 in the City of Chicago. If you’d like to improve the skills of your current employees or increase workplace safety contact Alexandra Lopez at

Job seekers
If you are looking for work or hoping to earn credentials or skills that can get you a better job, contact us. We’ll help you look through our program offerings and match you with one that meets your career goals. Call our Chicago headquarters at (312) 528-3500, our Chicago Southland office at (708) 283-5020, or use the email form below.

If you represent a community organization, local employer, educational institution, or funder, and you’re interested in working with us to improve skills, job prospects, productivity, and economic outcomes in your area, let’s talk. Contact Amanda Allen at (312) 528-3512.

Entrepreneurs, inventors, and learners
Are you interested in design and manufacturing technology?
For information about the courses and equipment available at our SouthWorks MakerLab, contact Dr. Sandra Dafiaghor PhD at (708) 283-5020 or send an email to

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OAI Chicago Headquarters

180 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 750
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312.528.3500

OAI Chicago Southland

208 Forest Boulevard
Park Forest, IL 60466
Phone: 708.283.5020

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