Your Future is Our Business.

One Job at a Time!

For over forty five years Rural Minnesota CEP Inc has been committed to improving the lives of people in Minnesota.  We exist to serve people of all ages to prepare for employment opportunities. We are proud of the fact that our agency is a leader in delivering workforce development services.  Every year RMCEP serves over thousands of enrolled clients and has an average of over 45,000 visits to the eight WorkForce Centers located within our service area.

The goal of RMCEP’s Workforce Advancement Fund is to expand service delivery to individuals within our nineteen county service area who have employment and training needs but do not qualify for current programs. The Workforce Advancement Fund will allow us to assist additional individuals with needs to attain or retain employment.  We are excited about the opportunity to utilize resources to assist people in developing work skills that is the basis to developing a positive work history which we believe is the key to a successful life.

RMCEP, Inc. consistently meets or exceeds all expected performance standards.  We are recognized as one of the leading CEP’s in the nation.  Most recently, we received the Provider of the Year award from the State of Minnesota.  Our external audits have consistently received excellent ratings.  As an investor or benefactor, you can be assured your donations will be used to meet our high standards of service delivery.

The Workforce Advancement Fund is accepting donations to Invest In People!  RMCEP is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.  Your donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.  If you are interested in making a donation, contact Nancy Bisek at 1-800-492-4804, or feel free to visit any of our eight workforce centers to learn more about RMCEP. Donations can be made payable to Rural Minnesota CEP and mailed to the following address:

Rural Minnesota CEP Inc
PO Box 1108
Detroit Lakes MN 56502-1108

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I work full time now

I work full time now, feel great about myself and setting a good example for my kids.  Staff helped me make a plan for my son who is disabled.  They made me feel like they really cared about what they were doing. ~ AN

This program was awesome

This program was awesome and helped me get started in my nursing career, when I was unable to afford it.  Thank you so much! ~ SH

financially independent

Thank you!  Without the help from CEP I would not be financially independent ~ RK

I love my RN job

I love my RN job & couldn't have gotten here without the help of CEP!  Thank You! ~ CR


Re-Employment presented many unforeseen challenges for me.  Rural Minnesota CEP provided much needed, and greatly appreciated support.  Thank You. ~ MM

If it wasn't for RMCEP

I know if it wasn't for Rural Mn CEP I would not be in the positive situation that they helped me get to in my life.  I  am so grateful!  Thank you Rural Mn CEP! ~ TC