COMMUNITY RESOURCES / Training and Education

Career Point

850 High Street

Holyoke, MA

Career development, job searches, training resources

(413) 532-4900

http://www.careerpointma.org

The Literacy Project

Classes in adult literacy and GED preparation and transitions programs to help students pursue college, vocational training and work; must be 16 or older and not currently enrolled in school

Amherst: (413) 259-1663

Greenfield: (413) 774-3946

Northampton: (413) 584-6755

Ware: (413) 967-9903

www.literacyproject.org

Franklin Hampshire Career Center

Job search assistance, resumes, cover letters, access to resources including PCs and reference materials, interviewing skills, workshops, coaching

Northampton: (413) 586-6506

Greenfield: (413) 774-4361

Toll-free: (800) 457-2603

www.fhcc-onestop.com

Greenfield Community College

Education and training

(413) 775-1801

www.gcc.mass.edu

Holyoke Works

Adult education and job training programs

100 Front Street, 4th Floor

Holyoke, MA 01040

(413) 532-2683

http://www.holyokeworks.org

Holyoke Community College

Training, education and GED services

(413) 538-7000

www.hcc.edu

Mass Rehab

Holyoke: 187 High Street

Greenfield: 238 Main Street

Assistance for individuals of all disabilities to go to work

Holyoke: (413) 536-8200

Greenfield: (413) 774-2326

www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/mrc

Casa Latina

140 Pine Street

Florence, MA

Assist Latino families with finding support and services including health care, housing, employment, adult ed, child care resources, legal, transportation, public assistance, violence support, immigration

(413) 586-1569

www.casalatinainc.org

Center for New Americans

Free English instruction, citizenship, career development

Northampton: (413) 587-0084

Amherst: (413) 259-3288

Greenfield: (413) 772-0055

www.centerfornewamericans.weebly.com

Job Corps

103 Johnson Road

Chicopee, MA 01022

US Dept. of Labor program that offers no-cost education and career technical training to people aged 16-24

(413) 593-4000

(413) 593-4248

http://westover.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx

The Jones Library ESL Center

English language tutoring

(413) 259-3093

www.joneslibrary.org/esl/index.html

esl@joneslibrary.org