Job Seekers Get Started

# Where Do I Start?


American Job Centers in New Haven, Meriden & Middletown will close at 12 Noon each Friday until Aug. 31 for staff training. We appreciate your patience while our staff learns new skills to better serve our customers!

Public Events


View workshops by location: New Haven, Meriden, Hamden, Middletown.

One Stop Services Orientation

Start with a One Stop Services Orientation to access 1-on-1 training and job development services. Offered in 3 locations:

New Haven, Meriden, Middletown

An Individual account at is required to attend Orientation. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS.


Job Fairs & Recruitments

American Job Centers host hiring events for companies to interview candidates and often hire on the spot!

Coming Up Next:

Aug. 14: Fiber Optic Assembly Jobs @ American Job Center, 87 West Main St., Meriden

Aug. 15: Warehouse Forklift & Floor Associates @ American Job Center, 87 W. Main St., Meriden

Aug. 16: First Student Bus Drivers @ New Haven American Job Center

Career Training

Never stop learning! Training can help you re-enter and move up in the workforce. Explore your options in our Education Partners Section


Self-Service Career Centers

Open 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Check job boards, create and send out resumes, search online, and complete

applications. Basic computer skills required to use Self-Service labs.


560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., New Haven

87 West Main Street, Meriden

37 Marne Street, Hamden

272 S. Main Street, Middletown

Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative

The Eastern CT Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative provides no-cost training to address the hiring needs of ELECTRIC BOAT (EB),

members of the EASTERN ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ALLIANCE (EAMA), and other manufacturers.

Open Statewide! Click below to apply:


Disability Services

Do you need any accommodations, assistive technology or other assistance for mobility, test taking, studying or working? Do you

currently receive SSI (Supplemental Security Income) or SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance)? Our Disability Resource

Coordinator is available to provide support to obtain and retain successful employment. Contact Barbara Green at (203) 867-

4030 x 239.

Veterans Needing Housing Assistance

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) assists veteran families who are currently homeless or at risk of becoming

homeless. Get help finding permanent housing and accessing benefits, including employment services.

Contact Kevin Seeley at (203) 624-1493 x 235.

Who Is Eligible?

  • Veterans and their Families (DD214 required)
  • Meets income guidelines
  • Currently homeless or on the verge of losing permanent housing

Statewide Call Toll-Free: 1-866-683-1682

Next Steps: Turning Ex-Offenders into Jobseekers

Next Steps turns ex-offenders into job seekers. New cohorts begin the FIRST WEEK of EVERY MONTH at the New Haven American

Job Center. Registration required. Call (203) 624-1493 x 210.