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About the MassHire Metro North Career Centers

The Metro North Workforce Board oversees the MassHire Metro North Career Centers that provide customer centered job search assistance to enable individuals to meet their training and employment goals. Also, our connections to businesses provide valuable information to keep you informed of the in-demand occupations in our region and how best to prepare for those opportunities. We are dedicated to connecting job seekers and employers, to meet the employment and career advancement needs of individuals and the workforce needs of businesses.

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About The WorkPlace

The WorkPlace is a Connecticut based workforce development organization.  Our mission is to develop a well-educated, well-trained, and self-sufficient workforce that can confidently compete in today’s changing global marketplace. Essential to our mission is the creation of a seamless, coordinated system of education, training and employment.

We work with a wide scope of business and industry leaders, local officials and other stakeholders to develop innovative workforce development plans that identify and address employment needs and interests. We collaborate with state and local agencies to ensure a seamless delivery of vital career advancement services that are consistent with comprehensive workforce development planning.

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MassHire Metro North Workforce Board

The MassHire Metro North Workforce Board creates connections with local businesses, educational institutions and community partners ensuring the alignment of strategic, market driven, workforce goals and initiatives to support the 20 cities and towns within the region.

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The Department of Transitional Assistance

The Department of Transitional Assistance assists and empowers low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life, and achieve long term economic self-sufficiency. DTA serves one in eight residents of the Commonwealth with direct economic assistance (cash benefits) and food assistance (SNAP benefits), as well as workforce training opportunities.

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DEPARTMENT OF CAREER SERVICES

The MassHire Department of Career Services oversees Massachusetts’s network of Career Centers that assist businesses in finding qualified workers and provide job seekers with career guidance as well as referrals to jobs and training

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VETS

The mission of the Department of Veterans’ Services is to advocate on behalf of all the Commonwealth’s veterans and provide them with quality support services and to direct an emergency financial assistance program for those veterans and their dependents who are in need.

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The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) helps individuals with disabilities to live and work independently. MRC is responsible for Vocational Rehabilitation, Community Living and eligibility determination for the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) federal benefits programs.

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Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

The Department of Transitional Assistance assists and empowers low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, improve their quality of life, and achieve long term economic self-sufficiency. DTA serves one in eight residents of the Commonwealth with direct economic assistance (cash benefits) and food assistance (SNAP benefits), as well as workforce training opportunities.

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The Department of Unemployment Assistance

The Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) oversees the unemployment insurance (UI) program, which provides temporary income assistance to eligible workers in Massachusetts. DUA also determines and collects employer contributions to the UI program.

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Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences

Since 1974, SCALE has provided classes and support services to more than 1,200 adult learners annually who need basic reading, writing and math skills, English instruction for non- native speakers, or a high-school credential. SCALE’s fully accessible facilities include a computer lab and an on-site Test Center. Classes are free. Fees are charged for orientations, adult evening school, testing, and for the ADP (Adult Diploma Program).

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Middlesex Community College

Middlesex offers students of all ages and stages a host of options for continuing their education. There’s sure to be one that fits your life, today and for the future.

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Bunker Hill Community College

Offers numerous programs of study that lead to Associate in Arts (A.A.) degrees, Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees and certificates.

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