American Job Centers in South Central Connecticut offer a variety of services to jobseekers and employers. We prepare thousands of individuals for jobs each year through training and connecting to employers THAT ARE HIRING.

August 2019 American Job Center Hours:

Aug. 19 – Aug. 23, New Haven Only: Limited activities. Orientations, recruitments and information sessions will take place. Information will be provided upon arrival as to activity location. Those with scheduled appointments should check-in as usual. Please note, community partners will not hold regular walk-in hours. For alternative offerings, please consult the full schedule at

Monday – Thursday Hours: 8:30 AM -4:30 PM in New Haven, Meriden, Middletown.

Fridays in August: 8:30 AM – 12 PM. Closing at 12 PM for Staff Training 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23, 8/30.

Hamden: Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 4:15 PM

Click on an American Job Center icon on the map for more location details.


Then call or stop into a location to sign up for our workshops or attend a hiring event. To enroll for one-on-one services with a Job Seeker Consultant, start with a Job Opportunity Recruitment & Screening Event. You can also register for events and workshops using your CTHires account.


  • Acing Online Job Applications
  • Computers Made Easy
  • Exploring Careers through Social Media
  • Fundamentals of Resume Writing
  • Hands On Resume
  • Interviewing Strategies & Techniques
  • Job Opportunity Recruitment & Screening Events – START HERE!
  • My Next Move
  • Over 40 & Looking for Work
  • Starting a Business
  • Successful Job Search Strategies
  • Surviving a job loss
  • Veteran’s Workshop


CLICK FOR FULL MONTHLY CALENDAR Walk-ins are welcomed! Preference given to those who register. In order to register you are required to create a CTHires account. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS for creating a CTHires account.



Meet with an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits Specialist from the CT Department of Labor. Call a location to book your 20 minute time slot. CTHires account required.


  • New Haven: Wednesdays by appointment: 9 AM – 2:55 PM. (203) 624-1493 x 210
  • Meriden: Tuesdays by appointment: 9 AM – 3 PM. (203) 238-3688
  • Middletown: Thursdays by appointment: 9 AM – 3 PM. (860) 347-7691

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The CT Department of Labor will not be offering one-on-one appointments in New Haven in August 2019. Please contact an alternate location. If you have a question, you can leave a message at (203) 624-1493 x 210 and request a call back from a UI Benefits Specialist.