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Opportunity Center

Opportunity Center Services are available at select hours or by appointment. Please call 319-739-0456 or drop in to set up an appointment or to see if a computer is available for job seeking or other financial stability activities.

Monday 9 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday, 9 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday, 9 am – noon
Thursday, 9 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 9 am – Noon
Evenings by appointment
*hours are subject to change

The Opportunity Center at Ladd Library is a collaboration between the Cedar Rapids Public Library, Kirkwood Community College, and United Way of East Central Iowa.  Designed as an entry point for anyone who needs services, the Opportunity Center is a unique partnership in Cedar Rapids.

We are your connection to the support services and skills you need to learn, earn, and thrive. We offer support services in a variety of areas, including:

  • Education
  • Job Training and Placement
  • Health Care Navigation
  • Housing
  • Financial Counseling
  • Social Services
  • Entrepreneurial Training

Inquiries can be made by filling out the form below or calling 319.739.0456.

Contact - Opportunity Center

Thanks to our financial supporters:
City of Cedar Rapids
Kirkwood Community College
The Hall-Perrine Foundation
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation
Witwer Trust