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The Workforce Alliance supports three CTWorks Career Centers, providing services for job seekers and employers within the South Central Connecticut region. There are 16 CTWorks Career Centers, statewide.

New! Job Search Boot Camp at Acton Public Library, Old Saybrook and Blackstone Library, Branford.
Networking, Interviewing, Opportunities.

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Community Health Worker (CHW) Spring Training Programs. Sign up now!
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NEW! ACE Patient Care Technician Training
ACE gives students the opportunity to attend career prep programs at Gateway Community College and move quickly into employment. By combining the basic skills with technical training, students are better prepared to continue their education.
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NEW! ACE Certified Food and Beverage Server Training
ACE gives students who need more basic skill training the opportunity to attend career preparation programs at Gateway Community College and move quickly into employment.
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Job development job fairs have the people you need. Workforce Alliance offers an array of job development services to employees looking for jobs and careers, through our employee services professionals at the four CTWorks Career Centers. Job Fairs can be a great source of information. Click here to for Information on upcoming job fairs.

Job-seekers can visit our computer lab, workshops or make an appointment to meet with an employment specialist,  who may suggest training opportunities. If you are looking for the ideal job or help with writing a cover letter - check out our career resource library.

The Job & Career ConneCTion is a good tool for students, teachers, counselors, job developers, job seekers, and anyone who wants complete information on jobs and careers. The Job & Career ConneCTion also provides help in writing a résumé, getting through the job interview, and finding day care for your children.

CTWorks' Jobs First Employment Services (JFES) offers employers the opportunity to hire eligible participants for 16 weeks of employment at no charge. Employees are paid $8 per hour for up to 20 hours work per week during the program. Learn More

The CTWorks Career Centers are operated by HRA, Inc. The CTWorks Career Center in New Haven is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. CTWorks Career Center in Meriden is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday & Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday. CTWorks Career Center in Hamden is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.