Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) offers career counseling to adult students in its ESOL instruction programs at the Mattapan Family Service Center, South Side in Roslindale, and Parker Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Center in Roxbury.
Artists for Humanity provides Boston teens and young adults, ages 14-20, with hands-on training in the arts that promotes business business, entrepreneurial, and career skills.
Asian American Civic Association, through its Connection Center, provides job readiness, job placement, ESOL, financial literacy, as well as assistance for public benefits such as SNAP, EITC, etc.
Bay Cove Human Services provides low-income Boston residents with career exploration and planning, skills training, job placement, job development, on-site job coaching and case management services.
Bird Street Community Center provides young people, ages 12-22, with academic support, job readiness skills, and hands-on experience in arts and entrepreneurship activities and trades.
Boston Asian Youth Essential Service provides residents, ages 16-24, with academic support, college readiness and job readiness skills, employment/internship placement, case management and assistance to obtain such essential benefits as health insurance, EBT cards, and food stamps.
Boston Builds Credit helps residents build or establish credit through credit-building workshops, one-on-one credit counseling sessions, and ongoing financial coaching.
Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) provides three ESOL and HiSET classes to low- income clients between the ages of 21 and 44 living in North Dorchester and Mattapan.
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, through its ESL and Early Childcare Education Program, provides job readiness training, ESOL education, and job placement, and helps participants enroll in the Professional Qualifications Registry with the Department of Early Education and Care.
Boston HERC provides college preparation training for first-generation college students that are failing or have been placed in underperforming schools.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester provides students with a college road map that guides them through the end of high school and into their first year of college.
Casa Myrna assists low-income residents and domestic violence survivors, ages 18-50, with financial planning, CORI and credit report reviews, referrals to ESOL and other classes, and job-related counseling.
Catholic Charities provides low-income youth and adults with education support and employment readiness training at its Haitian Multi-Service Center and Teen Center.
Community Servings, Inc Community Servings’ Teaching Kitchen program is a free, twelve-week culinary job training program that provides a warm and supportive pathway to permanent employment in the foodservice industry for one of the most high-need populations in Boston: individuals experiencing multiple, major barriers to employment such as criminal records, poverty, substance use disorder, and homelessness. Housed in our state-of-the-art “Food Campus” facility, we promote employment and economic outcomes among our trainees through a continuum of services, including foodservice, job readiness, and life skills training, integrated case management and job placement supports, subsidized training/work opportunities, digital and financial literacy education, and connections to a network of employment and referral partners.
Crossroads Family Center helps homeless shelter clients optimize qualified benefits, complete an economic security plan, and engage in education and employment programs.
DEAF, Inc. provides deaf, deaf-blind, hard-of-hearing, and late-deafened Boston residents with assessments for assistive technology and overall needs, assistance with applications for financial and health benefits, and job readiness and literacy skills development.
Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation provides 1:1 pre-to-post employment Case Management services, culturally/linguistically appropriate employment, entrepreneurship education, and economic security workshops/training sessions. We will employ our vast referral network to connect clients to industry specific employment certification/training programs and wrap-around services. We will work closely with our employer network to connect clients to jobs in the Carpenter, Commercial Driver, Construction Laborer, Food Prep/Service/Manufacturing, Hospitality, Janitorial, Rehabilitation, Sanitation, Warehouse, and Water Remediation sectors.
East Boston Social Centers serves Boston youth, ages 15-19, with academic support, college preparation, college tours, career planning, job readiness skills, internship placement, budgeting skills and bank account help.
Economic Mobility Pathways (EMPath) - The Mobility Action Plan (MAP) is a career development, educational credentials acquisition, and family support program for heads of households with low-income living in the City of Boston, who are interested in increasing their career and/or education opportunities to become self-sufficient.
ESAC provides low-income Boston youth with educational training for the HiSET exam, as well as job training and placement.
Ethos runs the Boston Money Management Program, which assists low-to-moderate income elderly and disabled adults with routine tasks of money management.
Fenway CDC serves residents of the Fenway and Mission Hill neighborhoods with assistance and education related to employment and housing-maintenance needs.
Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center provides case management services tailored to the needs of Chinese-speaking elders. Services focus on assistance with health insurance, Medicaid, housing application, supplementary security income, food stamps, and other benefits to help clients maintain their financial independence.
Greater Boston Legal Services, through its Economic Security Advocacy Project, helps low-income parents with minor children and/or pregnant women obtain, increase, keep and regain cash benefits, nutrient benefits, child care or transportation benefits, and housing benefits.
Haitian-American Public Health Initiatives helps low-income high school juniors and seniors complete high school, learn about job fields available to them, and obtain a full- or part-time job.
Haitian Multi-Service Center provides support for adult education, training and workforce development programming at the agency’s (1) Haitian Multi-Service Center (HMSC), (2) Teen Center’s Career Center (TNC) programs and (3) partnership with the BCYF-Perkins Community Center Adult Education (PCCAE). In collaboration, the HMSC and PCCAE will focus on providing workforce ABE and ESOL classes. TNC will provide high school seniors support for applying to college and entering the workforce.
Hyde Square Task Force provides youth with academic support, college preparation, leadership/life-skills, career knowledge, and case management support through its Jovenes en Accion program.
International Institute of New England provides foreign-born low-income residents with job readiness skills, employment training and placement, ESOL education for employment, financial literacy, and assistance with public benefits.
Interseminarian-Project Place Inc. career tracks provide a continuum of care encompassing work readiness and computer lab learning, advanced industry training, credentialing, transitional employment, and wraparound case management and career development services. The program will be provided to individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty in Boston with the goal of placing them on pathways to gainful employment and, ultimately, economic independence. We will work with employer and program partners to provide a holistic program focused on long-term retention of outcomes.
Jackson Mann Community Center provides academic support, college readiness and job readiness skills, employment/internship placement, and case management services to low-income Boston residents, ages 14-21.
Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation, through its Family Prosperity Initiative, provides job readiness, ESOL/education, job training, job search support, and public benefits assistance to low-income Boston residents, ages 18-60.
JVS Boston, through its Hyde Park ESOL program, provides ESOL classes to immigrants living in Hyde Park and surrounding Boston neighborhoods who need to improve their English language skills.
La Alianza Hispana serves low-income elders with work readiness support, life skills training, and access to socialization activities.
MAB Community Services provides visually impaired seniors with in-home rehabilitation services, peer support groups, a telephone support network, adaptive aids and materials, and specially trained volunteer assistance.
Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC) Piloted in 2016 - MPDC’s Opportunity Employment Program (OEP) primarily serves opportunity youth from Roxbury and nearby neighborhoods like Dorchester and Mattapan, as well as other neighborhoods when appropriate. Since its initial pilot period, OEP has expanded to include in-house HiSET classes, comprehensive workforce development, on-site mental health services/case management and mentoring. MPDC has acquired significant experience in serving the City’s highest need opportunity youth population, successfully connecting them with alternative education and workforce development/employment resources in the short-term and ultimately facilitating transition to postsecondary training and education pathways in the long-term.
Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers provides skills training, case management, education and access to benefits to mostly Brazilian and Cape Verdean clients.
Maverick Landing Community Services, through its Hospitality & Beyond Program, provides six-week skills training to prepare participants for careers in Boston's growing hospitality industry.
Mothers for Justice & Equality tailors its 12-15-month career readiness training to trauma-impacted individuals who have been unable to gain or retain employment due to anxiety or depression.
Mujeres Unidas Avanzando provides ESOL classes, education for Hi-SET certification, career exploration, computer and occupational skills training, job placement and apprenticeship opportunities, financial literacy training, and assistance with income maximization. The Adult Literacy Program provides Spanish HiSET programs to Latina single parents who possess few or no job skills.
New England Center for Arts & Technology (NECAT) is a culinary training and job placement program for low-income Boston residents.
Notre Dame Education Center, through its Workforce Readiness Program, provides job counseling, job training, internship, and employment services to Boston residents, ages 25 and over.
Operation ABLE serves low-income residents, ages 45+, with computers training, job search skills instruction, case management, career counseling, internship development, placement and post-placement support.
Partners for Youth with Disabilities provides entrepreneurial job skills training and job readiness activities to low-income Boston resident students with and without learning or physical disabilities.
Project Hope supports low-income residents with resume writing, interviewing skills, and applying for new jobs.
Project Place is a transitional employment program that provides low-income clients with job training and job placement services as well as individual career counseling and case management support.
Rian Immigrant Center provides low-income Boston residents with training in ESOL classes as well as home care skills.
Roca provides basic transitional employment, workforce readiness training, pre-vocational training and alternative education to low-income young men.
Somali Development Center provides support services and case management to Somali- Americans, ages 16-22, living in Boston to help them acquire employment and become self-sufficient.
Stone House supports low-income Bostonians in their efforts toward financial stability by teaching personal financial management skills, assisting with applications for adult education or workforce development programs, and providing substantial wrap-around services.
STRIVE Boston supports the re-entry of court-involved, out-of-school and underemployed youth into training and job placement activities.
Tierney Learning Center operates the Technology Mobility Action Plan, an education and career development resource for low-income heads of households who seek employment in the technology field.
West End House gives young people, ages 17-24, academic support, college preparation, leadership and career development, and employment services.
Workforce Opportunity Resource Center (WORC) provides construction-industry workers and small businesses with “one stop shopping” for the resources and technical support promoting growth and success in either their career or business.
X-Cel Education offers low-income adults classes in HiSET preparation, career exploration, and further educational and career development.
YMCA of Greater Boston delivers an integrated education and workplace training program model called the Education & Career Advancement Program. The program integrates adult education and literacy activities with workforce preparation activities and workforce training for the purpose of educational and career advancement. This Education & Career Advancement Program integrates the core components of its longstanding history of successful workforce development programs at Training, Inc., and English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) programs at the International Learning Center (ILC) to serve 50 program participants
YMCA Training, Inc. provides job readiness and computer skills, basic financial literacy, employment training, internship placement, and job seeking support to low-income residents, ages 20 and above.
ZUMIX engages youth, ages 7-18, in activities involving music and technology to improve their communication and interpersonal skills and provide them with valuable job training.