Social Service Agencies
- Self Help Inc. - Programs and services designed to meet the most pressing needs of local residents
- South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) - Framingham-based organization working to provide opportunities to enhance self-sufficiency
Services for the Economically Disadvantaged
- ETR Services include:
Assessments of reading and math skills, assessment of career interest, job support and employment counseling, assistance with job placement and retention, assistance with child care issues, and financial assistance for education, training, and job related expenses.
- State Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)
- Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS)
- Department of Transitional Assistance Programs, including:
- Catholic Charities
- The United Way
Services for Downsizing and Layoffs
- Services for Individuals
ETR has received special grants from the federal government to provide training and job search assistance for individuals laid off from certain companies: Please visit our Special Grants page for additional information.
- Services for Employers
ETR offers enhanced outplacement services to businesses anticipating downsizing. Please contact your local ETR office to speak with an Employer Service Representative.
Health Care Information
- Medical Security Program (MSP): Health Insurance for Unemployment Insurance Claimants
- Mass Rehabilitation Commission
- National Organization on Disability
- National Business and Disability Council
- US Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy
Adult Literacy Information
- Visit an ETR center for assistance in finding High School Equivalency (GED) programs in your area.
- Visit an ETR center for assistance in finding English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programs in your area.
- ProLiteracy (formerly Literacy Volunteers)
- Even Start Family Literacy Program
- High School GED Program
Child and Elder Care Information
- Massachusetts Office of Child Care Services
- Eldercare Options
Job Search Information for Workers 45 Years and Older
- Invaluable Materials to assist the Mature Worker can be found in the Resource Rooms of all three Career Centers
- Attend an ETR Using Age to Your Advantage workshop
- Web site specifically addressing mature job seeker needs
- AARP Web site with general information for older workers
- Job Bank just for older workers
- Access America for Seniors
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