Appointments being taken for Laid-Off Workers Center

WICHITA _ The United Way of the Plains is taking calls this week to set up appointments for the Laid-Off Workers Center's November session.

To schedule an appointment, call 211 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. today through Friday.

Services at the center include :

* Emergency financial assistance for those qualify.

* Budget and debt-management counseling.

* Help in applying for government programs.

* Job training and job search assistance.

* Food assistance.

* Community volunteering information.

* On-site child care services during appointments.