Polk County Employment Benefits

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Polk County Employment Departments

An Employment Department is an agency run by the state, county, or local government that promotes a strong workforce by providing services to employers and those seeking employment. Employment Departments provide a range of services to job seekers, including posting employment opportunities, offering job training programs, and connecting businesses to workers. Some Employment Departments also manage unemployment benefits.

Iowa Employment Department 1000 East Grand Avenue Des Moines IA 50319 515-281-5106


Polk County Social Security Offices

A Social Security Office is a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides financial support to retired workers and disabled workers. Workers are eligible for Social Security assistance if they meet certain age and work history requirements, or if they have suffered a long-term disability and are unable to work. Social Security Offices provide assistance in enrolling for Social Security benefits, processing and distributing financial stipends, and planning for retirement needs.

Des Moines Social Security Office 455 Southwest 5th Street Des Moines IA 50309


Polk County Unemployment Offices

An Unemployment Office is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support to people who are unemployed. Unemployment Offices provide support services for people applying for unemployment benefits, including help with obtaining healthcare and other benefits, and process and submit unemployment insurance payments. Unemployment Offices also offer job training services and provide assistance in finding employment.

Des Moines Unemployment Office 430 East Grand Avenue Des Moines IA 50309 515-281-9619


Polk County Workers Compensation Offices

A Workers Compensation Office is a government agency run at the state, county, or local level that provides support and compensation for workers who are injured on the job or acquire an occupational disease. Workers Compensation Offices support employees by offering wage replacement benefits, medical treatments, vocational rehabilitation, and other services, such as protecting worker safety by enforcing labor laws. The protections provided by Workers Compensation Offices are available to government employees and those employed by private companies.

Iowa Workers Compensation 1000 East Grand Avenue Des Moines IA 50319 515-281-5387