Discover growth opportunities at your local American Job Center in the Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, and Webster Parishes of Louisiana.

At The Coordinating & Development Corporation, our goal is to facilitate change within our communities, specifically by improving the workforce. We provide a variety of different career development and employment services to improve the economic and educational well-being of residents of Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, and Webster Parishes of Louisiana.

Established in 1954, our employment center strives to provide community development services to local counties, parishes and other groups. Our friendly staff is highly qualified and trained in a variety of different technical and developmental fields that together allow us to offer the best possible services to our communities. Our employment center constantly strives to make our parishes and counties better by providing the finest career development opportunities and resources.

Contact us today to learn more about our employment services and job training programs.

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When it comes to the workforce within Louisiana communities, we want to ensure that individuals are equipped with the right tools to excel and pursue their careers. We also serve to help businesses find qualified candidates with the right training. Your local American Job Center offers a variety of employment services for:

Information Technology

Health Care


Cyber Security


We provide job readiness skill courses and on-the-job-training to prepare you for the career you want to pursue. Contact us today to schedule an education assessment at your local American Job Center in Shreveport, LA or the surrounding area.

Our Mission Statement

As facilitators, our mission is to provide comprehensive development assistance to its membership and the private sector through a full range of services that help maintain public services and expand economic opportunities throughout the Region. CDC is governed by an Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Stakeholders represent communication, government, academia, finance, business, civic and other interests. CDC employs a professional staff with extensive experience in a variety of development and technical fields.

How can we help employers?

We not only help job seekers in the Northwest Louisiana area, but we also help employers find qualified employees. We have three different assistance programs available to employers depending on what their needs are.
Whether you need a specifically trained worker or an employee who has received on-the-job training, we can help you locate an individual to meet your employment needs.
We have employment center locations in:

Ringgold, LA
Bossier City, LA
Vivian, LA
Homer, LA
Mansfield, LA
Ruston, LA
Natchitoches, LA
Coushatta, LA
Many, LA
Minden, LA

Visit one of our locations today to see how you can benefit from our employment services for job seekers and employers.