CT Department of Labor, Partner of the American Job Center Network

The American Job Center (AJC) system provides universal access to a variety of labor exchange services such as job search assistance, job referral, and placement assistance for job seekers; reemployment services to unemployment insurance claimants; labor market information; an electronic job bank in CTHires (www.cthires.com); and recruitment services to employers with job openings. Other services include resume preparation assistance; job seeker assessment of skill levels, abilities and aptitudes; career guidance and counseling; job search workshops; referrals to training; and access to career center resources such as computers, resume paper, a copier and fax machine. Job seekers who are veterans receive priority referral to jobs and training as well as special employment services and assistance to address significant barriers to employment.  The AJCs also provide specialized attention and service to individuals with disabilities, migrant and seasonal farmworkers, ex-offenders, youth, and older workers.

2 Lafayette Square, (GPS – 350 Fairfield Avenue), Bridgeport, CT 06604 / (203) 455-2700

37 Marne Street, Hamden, CT 06514 / (203) 859-3200

3580 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120 / (860) 256-3700

601 Norwich New London Turnpike, Suite 1, Uncasville, CT 06382 / (860) 848-5200

249 Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury, CT 06702 / (203) 437-3380

Link to Affiliate American Job Centers: (Statewide Services)


Nationally certified training in the precision parts manufacturing area of Computerized Numeric Control (CNC).  Twelve week course which consists of 60 hours of Integrated Math, 60 hours of Blue Print Reading and 120 hours of Hands-On Training. Upon completion you will be certified by the National Institute of Metalworker Skills (NIMS) as a CNC Machinist.

173 Interstate Lane, Waterbury, CT 06705

(203) 574-8285  (Statewide Services)

John J. Driscoll United Labor Agency, Inc.   

We offer a comprehensive range of free services designed to assist those seeking employment, including:  basic computer classes; open computer lab/career center; job search skills, workshops and individual assistance; information, advocacy and referrals.

Waterbury Office – 83 Prospect Street, Waterbury, CT  06702

(203) 755-8745  (Statewide Services)

Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Employment support

410 Capitol Avenue, 4th Floor, Hartford, CT 06134

(860) 418-6732 (Statewide Services)

Connecticut Department of Labor

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who have faced significant barriers to employment.  The regulations are set by the IRS and the U.S. Department of Labor and are administered by Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL).

200 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT 06109

(860) 263-6060  (Statewide Services)

Department of Rehabilitation Services

Our programs, policies and practices are designed to promote employment, independence, equal access and self-sufficiency for people with disabilities. We strive to be a resource for information and technical assistance for other stakeholders in Connecticut as well.

55 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06117

(860) 424-5973 (Statewide Services)

The WorkPlace – Platform to Employment Reentry Program

Platform to Employment Re-Entry (CT Statewide program) provides individuals who are touched by the Criminal Justice system with work readiness, career development training, occupational training, and employment opportunities. The core of the training focuses on life skills and professional development training to enhance confidence and improve employment opportunities.

1000 Fairfield Avenue Suite 501, Bridgeport, CT  06604

(203) 610-6562

Email: twilliams@workplace.org