Funding via Workforce Alliance puts more than 1,000 young people to work across the region. Youth ages 14 to 21 may apply to participate in a program linked to the town where they reside. Please see below for town information as it is released. Eligibility is determined by family household income and other special needs such as a documented disability.

Participating youth may be hired for up to eight weeks, during July and August, earn minimum wage and work a minimum of 15 hours per week. Programs run based on funding available. Not all programs are offered every summer.

The following towns or programs are funded through Workforce Alliance for Summer Youth Employment opportunities. Funding is subject to availability. Please use the contact information below to apply:

ACES: Carolyn Nelson
(203) 281-3577 x 15307

Branford, Liz Nace
(203) 481-4248

East Haven, Joyce Hollenbeck
(203) 468-3204

Guilford, Mike Kosko
(203) 453-8047 ext 226

Hamden, Susan Rubino
(203) 777-2610 x 1120

Haddam/Killingworth, Maryann Grimaldi

Madison, Melissa Balletto
(203) 245-5645

Meriden, Tammy Valk, Meriden YMCA
(203) 440-3510

Middletown, Lorenzo Marshall
(860) 347-6924

Milford, Lisa Streit
(203) 783-3243

New Haven, Tomi Veale
(203) 946-7582

North Haven, Nancy Leddy
(203) 239-5321 x 505

Old Saybrook, Kendra Flaherty
(860) 460-2033

Portland, Mary E. Pont
(860) 342-6758

Region 4 (Deep River, Essex, Chester), Kristina Len
(860) 949-5270

Wallingford, Craig Turner or Sneha
(203) 294-2175

Westbrook, Chet Bialicki
(860) 399-3189

West Haven, Jim Eagan
(203) 937-3635