Literacy Volunteers at Family Centers is a community-based program that utilizes the services of trained volunteers to provide free, high quality education to American and foreign born adults, young adults and families for the purpose of enabling them to acquire the skills necessary to achieve personal and occupational goals. Literacy Volunteers believes that access to […]
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS AT FAMILY CENTERSLearn More
FAMILY CENTERS – RITE PROGRAM (REACHING INDEPENDENCE THROUGH EMPLOYMENT)Learn More
This FAMILY CENTERS program helps individuals and families attain a greater sense of self-sufficiency through counseling, goal planning, job-skills training, life skills and family support. RITE is open to residents living in Stamford and Greenwich.
CONNECTICUT COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIESLearn More
The mission of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) is to eliminate discrimination through civil and human rights law enforcement and to establish equal opportunity and justice for all persons within the state through advocacy and education. They enforce human rights laws that ban illegal discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations and […]
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSIONLearn More
This agency enforces several federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, sex, color, national origin, religion, disability, or age. MA – Regional Office has jurisdiction over Connecticut. Call the 800 number for information and get pre-screened by an intake representative before visiting the office or take an ONLINE ASSESSMENT EEOC works with Fair Employment Practice […]
CONNECTICUT SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERLearn More
The SBDC promotes and encourages the creation and growth of small business by providing sound business advice through free professional counseling, seminars, technical assistance and education for business owners and entrepreneurs, in one-on-one or group training environments.
THE AMERICAN JOB CENTER SOUTHWESTLearn More
The American Job Center Network provides services to unemployed and underemployed individuals seeking jobs and job search assistance at no cost. Job seekers are afforded convenient access to the employment, education, training and information services they need at a single location. All are welcome and encouraged to visit the American Job Center Network and use the […]
YERWOOD CENTERLearn More
Begun in 1943, and later named after Dr. Joyce Yerwood, the first black female doctor in Connecticut, this resource center provides education and personal development opportunities to Stamford’s diverse community. The Boys and Girls Club of Stamford now operates the programs.
URBAN LEAGUE OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT, INC.Learn More
Founded in 1969, this is one of over 100 local affiliates. Their mission, at the Urban League of Southern Connecticut (ULSC), is to enable African Americans and other minority groups to secure and sustain economic self-reliance and parity through education and instruction. The vision of ULSC is to unify, inspire and empower through leadership, advocacy […]
CONNECTICUT – WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COMMISSIONLearn More
The Workers’ Compensation Commission administers the workers’ compensation laws of the State of Connecticut with the ultimate goal of ensuring that workers injured on the job receive prompt payment of lost work time benefits and attendant medical expenses. To this end, the Commission facilitates voluntary agreements, adjudicates disputes, makes findings and awards, hears and rules […]
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT SERVICELearn More
Student Employment Service helps employers who want to fill jobs find Greenwich Students and Graduates (Ages 14 – 25) looking for work. Jobs range from one-time or temporary assignments to regular part-time and full-time positions and community service work. The service is free to both to Students and Employers, thanks to the sponsorship of Greenwich […]
CONNECTICUT INSTITUTE FOR REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTSLearn More
Founded in 1918 the Institute is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency dedicated to helping foreign-born persons achieve self-sufficiency. Their services include refugee resettlement, English and citizenship classes, counseling, translation/interpretation services and legal assistance. CIRI advocates for fair and equitable treatment of immigrants, refugees and others, and works to increase public awareness of the contributions of foreign-born […]
WOMEN’S MENTORING NETWORKLearn More
Founded in 1990, this is a nonprofit organization which provides career, educational, and personal resources to empower low-income women and their families. It serves lower Fairfield County and helps disadvantaged women enter the job market. Though its an education career resource center, they provide education and training for better jobs as well as preparing for […]