Community Partners in South Central CT
Access Community Resources at the New Haven and Meriden American Job Centers!
Download schedules below for each location. Call ahead for an appointment. Walk-Ins taken on a First Come, First Served Basis.
NEW HAVEN MONTHLY SCHEDULE, 560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., New Haven (203) 624-1493
MERIDEN MONTHLY SCHEDULE, 87 West Main St., Meriden, (203) 238-3688
Click on an organization below to see what is offered, contact information and links:
Need a High School Diploma?
These locations offer 3 options:
- Adult High School Credit Diploma
- General Education Development (GED),
- National External Diploma Program.
New Haven Adult & Continuing Education Center
580 Ella T. Grasso Boulevard
New Haven CT, 06519
Branford, North Branford, Clinton, Guilford:
186 East Main Street
Branford, CT 06405
East Haven Adult Learning Center
290 Dodge Avenue
East Haven, CT 06512
Hamden Adult Education
2040 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514
West Haven Adult Education
1 McDonough Plaza
West Haven, CT 06516
1 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT
The APT Foundation’s provides outpatient and residential substance use disorder treatment, primary healthcare, outpatient mental health treatment services, medication assisted treatment, family counseling services, and adult education & vocational services to all- including women with children and those living with HIV/AIDS.
419 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT
Provides emergency assistance to families and focuses on ending long-term poverty.
Offers energy assistance, diaper bank, homelessness support, re-entry for recently incarcerated, and a single mother program.
Tel: (203) 785-8533 Fax: (203) 785-8873
The following towns are serviced by this agency:
|East Haven||North Branford||West Haven|
Eastern Connecticut Area Agency on Aging
dba Senior Resources
19 Ohio Ave., Norwich CT 06360
Tel: (860) 887-3561 Fax: (860) 886-4736
The following towns are serviced by this agency...
|East Lyme||North Stonington||Willington|
CT State Department on Aging:
ATTN: Unemployment Insurance Assistance Appointments:
Wednesdays at the New Haven American Job Center, 560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd.
Call (203) 624-1493 x 210 to schedule an appointment between 9 AM - 2:55 PM.
Must be registered in www.cthires.com to get an appointment.
Offered at Hamden American Job Center, 37 Marne Street, Hamden, CT
Veteran's Workshops, Wednesdays, 1-4 PM
Trade Adjustment Act (TAA) Recipient Services
Main CTDOL website: http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/
Main Phone: (860) 263-6000
See Also: Jobs First Employment Services: www.workforcealliance.biz/services/jobs-first
DSS Client Information Line & Benefits Center: 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632)
DSS provides medical benefits, help buying food, and/or cash assistance.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
450 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, C
The Department helps to ensure equal opportunity and excellence in education for all Connecticut students. The Department is responsible for distributing funds to the state’s 166 school districts. The Department also operates the Connecticut Technical High School System.
Toll Free: 1-800-537-2549
Programs, policies and practices designed to promote employment, independence, equal access and self-sufficiency for people with disabilities.
BESB: Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind
BRS: Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
TDD (203) 497-8434
360 Orange Street
New Haven, CT
Elm City Communities oversees 23 developments and several private-housing scattered sites throughout New Haven for more than 1,900 families, disabled and senior residents.
Additionally, provides a housing subsidy to more than 3,000 families through the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV-Section 8) Program.
20 Church Street, New Haven, CT
Connecticut's largest community college, serving South Central CT with education and training programs, plus community enrichment activities. Located in downtown New Haven, CT.
To see all programs approved for training assistance, visit: http://www.workforcealliance.biz/services/educatio...
Head start is a federal program for young children from low-income families. Children participate in a variety of educational activities, receive free medical and dental care and have healthy meals and snacks.
Participating schools in New Haven:
John S. Martinez
Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport, CT 06604
455 Wintergreen Avenue, New Haven, CT
Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.
New Haven Job Corps offerings:
Clinical Medical Assistant
Emergency Medical Technician
Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide
Keefe Community Center
11 Pine Street, Hamden, CT 06514
Phone: (203) 777-2610
PROGRAMS & RESOURCES
Adults who speak English but need help learning to read at a higher level work together in small groups. The groups meet twice a week with trained volunteer tutors using an established curriculum with workbooks. A computer software program provides additional help.
Non-English speaking (ESOL or English for Speakers of Other Languages) adults also work with tutors in small group settings. Classes are held weekly at a variety of sites throughout the area.
4 Regional Offices:
4 Science Park New Haven, CT 06511 P: (203) 776-5899
14 West Main St Meriden, CT 06451 P: (203) 235-1714
30 Elizabeth Street Derby, CT 06418 P: (203) 736-5420 x267
20 Church St
New Haven, CT 06511 P: (203) 285-2621
100 Training Hill Road
Middletown, CT 06457
220 Coe Avenue
Meriden, Ct. 06451
Wilcox Technical High School
298 Oregon Road
Meriden, CT 06451
Offers over 60 degree and certificate programs, with classes offered at two locations, plus a manufacturing lab.To see the full list of programs eligible for training assistance, click: http://www.workforcealliance.biz/services/educatio...
Helps migrant farm workers attain long-term employment by introducing them to year-round earning potential in non-agricultural vocations -- many of which call for learning new skills.
Available to men and women who have performed agricultural work during the last two years and meet U.S. Department of Labor low-income standards.
Need Shelter? Call 2-1-1
New Reach operates three shelters for women and children in New Haven:
- Life Haven
- Martha's Place
New Reach operates multiple units of supportive housing that serves youth aging out of foster care, families, single adults, the chronically homeless, and clients living with HIV/AIDS.
Supportive service programs offered:
- Rapid Re-Housing
- Support Services for Veteran Families
- Healthy Start
- Secure Jobs
- The Furniture Co Op
- Critical Time Intervention Plus
- Stable Families Program
Provides training and employment services for workers ages 55 and over who are interested in paid part-time training opportunities to grow skills, gain experience and become competitive for employment.
Areas of work include food preparation, retail, sales, customer service and health care.
Participants are assigned to local non-profits for 20 hours each week where they contribute to the organization, learn new things, and get paid for their time.
Candidates must be at least 55 years old, be unemployed, and within income eligibility guidelines.
Easy online application at http://a4td.org