Welcome to Central States SER
Central States SER (SER) is a workforce development and education organization that believes in the potential of each and every individual. Since our inception in 1987, SER has assisted thousands of marginalized and disadvantaged residents from across the City of Chicago and suburban Cook County in achieving their career and academic goals through quality employment, education and training programs. We help some of the hardest-to-reach youth and adults – people trying to improve their lives but who are at risk of slipping through the cracks. At SER we do everything it takes to help our customers succeed.
Illinois operations are part of the Unified SER Family. SER's parent company is SER Metro Detroit, which has subsidiaries in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Texas. The Illinois Operations has two entities, Central States SER , Jobs for Progress, Inc, which is a 501 c 3 non--profit and SERCO, Inc which is a for-profit and is licensed to do business in Illinois and is a subsidiary of SER Metro Detroit.