OUT OF SCHOOL - NOT OUT OF OPPORTUNITY

Due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 public health crisis, most programs have suspended classes and group activities. Please check with each location directly. 

Additional questions can be directed to Job Seeker Consultant Juan Fontanez at (203) 624-1493 x 238 or jfontanez@workforcealliance.biz. American Job Center staff is checking emails and voice mails.

 

Train in Healthcare, IT, Security, Business, Transportation & MORE

Young adults up to age 24 who are not enrolled in high school or college can apply to participate in community-based training programs funded by Workforce Alliance. Young adults living throughout South Central CT (see map) are encouraged to apply.

Job coaching, skills training, credentials and job placement are included!

See Also: PROJECT CEO, based at the New Haven American Job Center.

TO APPLY:

Review the programs below, then contact them directly. Subject to eligibility criteria and funding availability. Class start dates and enrollment deadlines vary.

Workforce Alliance Funded Programs:

CHILDREN’S COMMUNITY PROGRAM OF CT

CHILDREN’S COMMUNITY PROGRAM OF CT
446-A BLAKE STREET, NEW HAVEN, CT

Program Contact: Thretha Green, (203) 786-6403 Ext. 160

Be placed in a work-based learning experience or occupational skills training. All students participate in job readiness classes and community service activities and receive job search help. Training options include Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Security Guard training.

COMMUNITY RENEWAL TEAM

COMMUNITY RENEWAL TEAM – SKILLS TRAINING
AT MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Program Contact: Julie Sapia-Bryant (860) 347-6924 Ext. 248

Prepares and places graduates into employment based on regional employer needs. Training options: certified nurse’s aid, health information management, human services assistant, medical billing & coding, patient care technician, personal trainer, pharmacy technician, phlebotomy technician, security guard, precision machining & manufacturing, Green Technology, Microsoft Office or ServSafe food safety. Those lacking a GED or High School Diploma get instruction to obtain. In collaboration with Middlesex Community College, Middlesex Chamber of Commerce, and Middletown Adult Education.

TRI-TOWN COLLABORATIVE: WALLINGFORD-MERIDEN-MIDDLETOWN

TRI-TOWN COLLABORATIVE
WALLINGFORD-MERIDEN-MIDDLETOWN

Program Contact: Julie Roebelen (860) 266-6113

Offers academic support and job readiness skills to qualified individuals from each town. Those with a HS credential can potentially enter into an approved community college or other certificate program including, but not limited to: health professions, veterinary services, manufacturing, security guard or human services. Those without a high school diploma or GED can earn one of the following: high school diploma through the Credit Diploma Program, a GED, or a NEDP (National External Diploma Program) credential. Tri-Town is a partnership of Meriden, Middletown and Wallingford Adult Education and Beat the Street Community Center in Meriden.

WOMEN & FAMILIES CENTER

WOMEN & FAMILIES CENTER
169 COLONY STREET, MERIDEN, CT

Program Contacts: Monique P. Coleman (203) 235-9297 Ext. 127

Women & Families Center Open DOHR provides enrollment for skills training at Middlesex Community College and Middletown Adult Education. Training options: Certified Nursing Assistant, Human Services Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician. Work experiences coordinated at sites in and around Greater Meriden, Middletown and other towns where participants may reside or travel. Job placement assistance.