CSTB Closes Two Offices

CareerSource Tampa Bay closes two offices due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

~Plant City and Ruskin Offices to close effective March 18, 2020~


TAMPA, FL – CareerSource Tampa Bay (CSTB) will temporarily close two of its five offices serving the public due to coronavirus. The closings will take effect on Wednesday, March 18 and include:

• Plant City Office, 307 N Michigan Ave, Plant City, FL 33563, USA

• Ruskin Office, 201 14th Avenue, SE Ruskin, FL 33570

The other CSTB offices will have reduced hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. The offices that will remain open include:

• Tampa Center, 9215 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33612

• Brandon Center 9350 Bay Plaza Blvd, Tampa, FL 33619

• Career Prep Center, 2605 North 43rd Street, Tampa, FL 33619

The administrative offices will remain in operation but will not be open to the public. The reduced hours will impact all CSTB programs such as the Summer Job Connection, Professional Talent of Tampa Bay, Veterans Services, WIOA, SNAP and Welfare Transition Program. These programs and our partner programs will provide limited essential services only. These limited hours will also apply to all onsite partners. More information about coronavirus related announcement will be posted on the

CSTB Board meetings, individual appointments and other services will be done via phone and customers are urged to access services online and through Citizens who would like to get more information about CSTB services should go to our website at

About CareerSource Tampa Bay

CareerSource Tampa Bay programs and initiatives are fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $19,293,411.

CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. Career Source Tampa Bay provided 240,269 services to 36,960 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during program year 2018- 2019. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers is the single largest source of job candidates in the region from entry-level to executive-level candidates.

Businesses can access Career Source’s wide range of services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit

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