Description: The goal of the Job Readiness Program is to secure employment for unemployed and underemployed Latinos. Services include: job search assistance; job counseling; resume and cover letter preparation; educational referrals; assistance with completing job applications; assistance with reference letters; and referrals to interview training and workshops. ELIGIBILITY: Ages 16+

Time: M: 8:30am-1pm, 5-9pm; T-TH: 9am-2pm

Place: 109 Blinman Street, New London, CT 06320

Contact: (860) 442-4463



Description: Project employment provided support services to ex-offenders with the aim of integrating them into the community. Services include counseling and assessment of job and training interest to maximize job search efforts.

ELIGIBILITY: Ex-offenders ages 18+
FEE: No Fee

Time: M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

Place: 80 Broadway, City Hall Annex, Norwich, CT 06360

Contact: (860) 823-3778 general calls/ (860)823-3753 Agency calls only
Email: nhs@cityofnorwich.org/ web: www.norwichct.org



Description: CT Works Career Centers offer job search assistance including workshops, outplacement support, and access to a database of job openings. All job seekers may place their resumes into an employer-searchable database of resume. The CT Works Career Centers have self-service job search support services including research materials, phones, fax machines, postage, personal computers, ability to design and print resumes, and free access to the internet for job search purposes. CT Works Career Centers also offer information about educational programs for job seekers, offered by CT Works and other organizations.

Eligibility: Different programs and groups have special eligibility requirements; CT Works Career Centers are open to all job seekers whether employed or underemployed
FEE: No Fee
APPLICATION: Job seekers who want to speak to a career counselor should ask for an appointment

Time: Office Hours – Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Place: Montville American Job Center
601 Norwich New London Turnpike, Suite 1
Uncasville, CT 06382

Contact: DOL Main Telephone Number – (860) 848-5200
Fax Number – (860) 848-5222
TTY/TDD Video Phone – (860) 848-5223
AJC Career Center Services/Workshop Schedules – (860) 848-5240
Business Services Consultants – (860) 848-5250
Veterans Services – (860) 848-5255



Description: Project Employment provides support services to ex-offenders with an aim of integrating them into the community. Services include counseling and assessment of job and training interests to maximize job search efforts.
ELIGIBILITY: Ex-offenders ages 18+
FEE: No fee

Time: M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

Place: 106 Truman Street, New London, CT 06320

Contact: (860) 447-1731
Email: info@oicnlc.org/ web: www.oicnlc.org


Description: STRIDE (Skills, Transition, Respect, Integrity, Direction, Employment) is a state funded transitional support workforce development program operating within the Quinebaug Valley Community College Student Services division. This program serves a targeted group of incarcerated men and women, both pre and post-release from five correctional facilities in Connecticut.

STRIDE is designed to provide participants with job readiness, job search, job placement and job retention skills and support that will promote access to higher paying, personally relevant jobs.
Participants receive one on one counseling and group support as well as pre and post-release case management services. In addition, community transition plans address barriers and needs regarding housing, transportation, clothing and family reunification.
ELIGIBILITY: Participants must meet the following criteria:
Must be incarcerated at one of the participating STRIDE correctional facilities, must be a non-custodial parent of a child under the age of 25; Participant or child(ren) is now or has been a recipient of Connecticut state assistance program such as TFA, LIA, SAGA, HUSKY, and SNAP; Must be committed to becoming employed and plan to remain in the state of Connecticut; and must be able to make and keep scheduled appointments with STRIDE staff, both on a pre and post-release basis.
FEE: No fee

Place: 742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson CT 0623

Contact: 860-412-7320/ 860-412-7322
Web: www.qvcc.commnet.edu/stride