Find Your Purpose in the Workforce

Get the guidance and support you need to have a successful career after opioid addiction by you or someone you know.

Specially trained staff will work with those unemployed 6 months or more, laid off or about to be laid off, and who no longer are self-employed as a result of the opioid crisis. Emotional support, recovery wellness plans and community referrals, peer guidance, support groups, one-on-one and family coaching will be blended with:

  • Training Tuition Assistance
  • Paid On-the-Job Training
  • Transportation, Childcare and other Supportive Services
  • Advisement for employment in Addiction Services, CDL, Manufacturing, Healthcare and more…

Contact Peer Recovery Specialist
Allyson Quinn
(203) 867-4030 x220
Cell: (203) 402-8456
(Appointments available by phone and video conferencing).

Recovery Works Roundtable

In honor of  National Recovery Month 2020, Workforce Alliance co-hosted a Recovery Works Roundtable with Rep. Sean Scanlon and special guest Lt. Gov. Susan Bysewicz. The event also included Recovery Works participant and future Recovery Coach Trainee Janine Giardino; Rebecca Allen – Director of Recovery Support Services at Connecticut Community For Addiction Recovery (CCAR), which trains recovery coaches; and Ashley Dwyer – Member Assistance Program Director for Local 478, International Union of Operating Engineers and a Recovery-Friendly Employer.