Upper Cumberland American Job Centers

Cookeville American Job Center
580 S Jefferson Avenue, Suite A,
Cookeville, TN

This Comprehensive One-Stop Center is home to Workforce Development in Local Workforce Development Area (LWDA) 7. At the AJC, customers and businesses can find an array of services to fulfill their workforce development needs. Click Here to visit the Cookeville American Job Center website.


Businesses in the Upper Cumberland utilize the American Job Center for many different services, including:

  • Meeting Spaces

  • Interview Rooms

  • Employer Testing

    • Career Readiness Certifications

    • Dexterity Testing

    • TABE Testing

    • CASAS Testing

  • Applicant Referrals

  • Access to additional workforce development resources


Individuals that are looking to increase their employability and skills utilize the American Job Center for several reasons, including:

  • Access to the Resource Room

    • Internet

    • Computer Access

    • Access to Jobs4TN.Gov

    • Printing, Scanning, Faxing

    • Submitting Applications

    • Assistance with Job Search

    • Resume Building Assistance

  • Employment and Training Workshops

  • Dress for Success Clothing

  • Access to Workforce Development Programs

  • Career Counseling and Guidance


Within the walls of the Cookeville AJC, customers can meet and interact with qualified Career Specialists that can assist them on their Career Pathway to meeting their educational and career goals. Some of the programs that are available to them include:

  • WIOA Title I, Workforce Development

  • Youth CAN

  • SNAP E&T (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education and Training)

  • RESEA (Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessments)

  • DVOP (Disabled Veteran’s Outreach Program)


  • Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Title V

In addition to the Comprehensive One-Stop American Job Center in Cookeville, there are several Affiliate AJCs in the Upper Cumberland, including:

Dekalb County AJC

726 S Congress Blvd
Smithville, TN 37166

(615) 597-4504


Smith County AJC

120 Pauline Gore Way # A
Carthage, TN 37030

(615) 735-0476


Overton County AJC

106 West Henson Street
Livingston, Tennessee 38570

(931) 823-7323

Warren County AJC

201 Locust Street, Suite 16
McMinnville, Tennessee 37110

(931) 473-6652

White County AJC

826 Valley View Drive Sparta
TN 38583

(931) 738-6255


Fentress County AJC

308 Main Street South, Suite 101 Jamestown, TN 38556

(931) 879-8040


Macon County AJC

607 TN-52 Bypass
Lafayette, TN 37083

(615) 666-3377