BESB: SERVICES FOR JOB SEEKERS

Services for Job Seekers

BESB offers development of individualized plans for employment to address your vocational goals. Contact The Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor at 860-602-4032 for more information.

 

If you are legally blind you can apply for Vocational Rehabilitation services:

Workforce Investment Act, One -Stop Career Centers:

Through the implementation of the Workforce Investment Act, job seekers can access a variety of services at no cost at One -Stop Career Center locations across the state.  Examples of these service include seminars on interviewing techniques, resume writing, and customized job searches to locate employers who are hiring in your chosen field.

There are eight primary One -Stop Career Center locations within the state, and many other secondary locations.  Each of the primary locations has designated a staff member to contact if you desire to arrange for individualized assistance during your visits. You can also learn from the contact person about other locations that may be closer to you. Please refer to the listings below for this information.

Our BESB Vocational Rehabilitation counselors are also available to work with you and the One -Stop Career Center staff to help bring about a successful employment match.

 

Primary One-Stop Career Centers

Waterbury :

Workforce Connection

249 Thomaston Street

203-596-4141, ext. 355

Large print and speech computer access available.

New Haven :

Work Source

560 Ella Grasso Boulevard

203-624-1493, ext. 227

Reader Services available. Adaptive technology is being obtained for this location.

Bridgeport :

JobLink

350 Fairfield Avenue

203-333-5129, ext. 350

Reader Services available. Adaptive technology is being obtained for this location.

Hartford :

Capitol Region Job Net

3580 Main Street

860-566-3950

Large print and speech computer access available.

Torrington :

Department of Labor

486 Winsted Road

860-626-6220

Large print and speech computer access available.

New London :

Future Works Connecticut

Shaw’s Cove Six, Suite 100

860-440-3534

Large print and speech computer access available.

New Britain :

Mid-Connecticut Works

1 Grove Street, 5th Floor

860-223-0889

Large print and speech computer access available.

Willimantic:

Connecticut Works

1320 Main Street

860-465-2120

Reader Services available. No adaptive technology available at this location at this time.

 

LINKS OF INTEREST TO JOB SEEKERS:

Connecticut Department of Labor





Content Last Modified on 2/1/2007 4:02:51 PM