Request For Proposal for One-Stop Operator

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) and the Local Workforce Innovation Area #7 (LWIA 7) Workforce Innovation Board (WIB) are issuing a Request for Proposals to identify through a competitive selection process one entity or consortium of entities to provide One-Stop Operator (OSO) services in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA Act). The Partnership seeks a highly qualified, neutral entity to coordinate services among the various required One-Stop partners (WIOA One-Stop Partners) present at the 10 existing One-Stops in its workforce system, called “American Job Centers” (AJCs), resulting in more streamlined and integrated services for job seeker and business customers. The geography of service is LWIA 7, which comprises Cook County inclusive of the City of Chicago.

Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 PM (CDT) on Thursday, May 16, 2024. Proposals must be submitted electronically per submittal instructions in the RFPs.

Click here for the LWIA 7 One Stop Operator RFP.

Links to attachments are below.

Added on May 10, 2024 – Q&A and Budget Forms

Bidder Webinar:

Letter of Intent due: Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 – by or before 4:00 PM*(CDT)
One-Stop Operator Letter of Intent Form
*Strongly encouraged, but not mandatory

Questions regarding this RFP should be sent to