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AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

AARP  The SCSEP provides part-time community service work and training for unemployed low-income older persons and helps them obtain paid employment. The SCSEP serves persons age 55 and older who have family incomes at or below 125% of the poverty income guidelines set by the U.S. Office of Management & Budget and must reside in Georgia.
For additional information;
AARP SCSEP

 

Atlanta Housing Authority (AHA)

Atlanta Housing Authority  The Atlanta Housing Authority manages approximately 8,200 public housing units and 18,800 Housing Choice Voucher units with the goal of providing quality living environments in mixed-income communities; increasing self-sufficiency, financial independence and successful outcomes for AHA families; and enhancing the economic viability and sustainability of the city of Atlanta.

For additional information:
http://www.atlantahousing.org/index.cfm


Atlanta Public Schools - Adult Education

Atlanta Public Schools  The Atlanta Public Schools Adult Education Program provides free academic services, GED preparation and English as a Second Language to adults in Atlanta and Fulton County. Classes are open to individuals age 18 and older regardless of their formal level of education. Individuals under 18 (ages 16 and 17) may also enroll in the program if they are not currently enrolled in school and have a parent's or guardian's permission to enroll. All classes are free. 

For additional information:
http://www.atlantapublicschools.us/adulteducation

Atlanta Regional Workforce Board

Atlanta Regional Commission Logo  The Atlanta Regional Workforce Board (ARWB) is a local partnership of business, education, labor and community leaders that achieves excellence by providing high-quality services that meet labor market needs of employers and residents. The ARWB is responsible for providing policy guidance for the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Service Area designated by the Governor representing Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties.
For additional information: http://www.atlantaregional.com/workforce-solutions/atlanta-regional-workforce-board.


Atlanta Technical College (ATC)
Atlanta Technical College Logo  ATC is an accredited institution within the Technical College System of Georgia. Located in the city of Atlanta, the college provides affordable lifelong learning opportunities, associate degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, customized business and industry training, continuing education, and other learning services using state-of-the-art technology. The integration of academics and applied career preparation to enhance student learning combines to meet the workforce and economic development needs of metro Atlanta’s residents, communities, and businesses. 

For additional information:
http://www.atlantatech.edu/


Cobb Works

 Cobb Works Logo Established in 2000, CobbWorks is the workforce development center serving Cobb County residents and businesses. CobbWorks helps to ensure an adequate supply of skilled workers while supporting the recruitment needs of businesses.  
For additional information: www.cobbworks.org


DeKalb Workforce Development

 Dekalb Workforce Logo DeKalb Workforce Development (DWD) is a division of the DeKalb County Government, under the executive office of the CEO of DeKalb County. DWD unites a collaboration of service organizations providing unified education, training and employment programs for job seekers and workforce development services to businesses residing within DeKalb County. The DeKalb Workforce Development is a comprehensive one stop center with a host of partnering agencies. 
For additional information: http://workdev.dekalbcountyga.gov/


Fulton County Office of Workforce Development

 Fulton County Workforce The Office of Workforce Development programs are design to assist Fulton County residents and employers in developing and sustaining a workforce that realizes viable incomes and benefits. Fulton County Workforce Development Offices help unemployed citizens to sharpen their interview skills, complete online employment applications and update their resumes. Staff members also help to enhance citizens’ ability to obtain new employment through training programs to upgrade their job skills.
For additional information: http://www.fultoncountyga.gov/fchhs-divisions-and-programs/fchhs-workforce-development

Georgia Department of Economic Development

Georgia Workforce  The Georgia Department of Economic Development plans, manages and mobilizes state resources to attract new business investment to Georgia, drives the expansion of existing industry and small business, locates new markets for Georgia products, inspires tourists to visit Georgia and promotes the state as a top destination for arts events and film, music and digital entertainment projects

For additional information:
http://www.georgia.org/

Georgia Department of Labor

Georgia Department of Labor  The Georgia Department of Labor provides a wide range of services to job seekers and employers. These include administration of unemployment insurance, employment service, and provision of workforce information to the public and private sector. 
For additional information:
http://www.dol.state.ga.us/js/

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation  The division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) provides services to help eligible persons with disabilities prepare for, start, and maintain competitive employment. VR has more than 35 offices statewide with expert teams who work in the community and have in-depth knowledge of both the marketplace and the support services available. Customers are therefore able to benefit from opportunities tailored to their specific needs.
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For additional information:
http://gvra.georgia.gov/vocationalrehab/

Invest Atlanta
 Invest Atlanta
Invest Atlanta is the official economic development authority for the city of Atlanta. Its purpose is to strengthen Atlanta’s economy and global competitiveness. Invest Atlanta provides small business loans for expansion and start-up; supplies mortgage down-payment assistance to low and moderate income families; implements quality of life projects in underserved communities; and, retains and expands existing businesses, recruits new businesses and promotes business development.

For additional information:
www.investatlanta.com/

Job Corps

 Job Corps The Atlanta Job Corps Center is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training, providing eligible young people with the skills needed to become employable and independent.

For additional information: http://atlanta.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx


Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce Logo  The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) serves as a catalyst for a more prosperous and vibrant region. To advance economic growth and improve metro Atlanta's quality of place, MAC is focused on starting, growing and recruiting companies to the 29-county metro Atlanta region. The Chamber is also focused on expanding the region's innovation economy by promoting and strengthening connections to drive Atlanta's innovation and entrepreneurial culture. MAC is committed to being an active voice for the business community, serving as an advocate for a competitive business climate and telling Atlanta's story.


Urban League of Greater Atlanta

 Urban League The Urban League of Greater Atlanta provides programming designed to deliver practical, relevant and applicable solutions to empower individuals and families with employment resources, skills and access. 

For additional information:
http://ulgatl.org/

Westside Works

 Westside Works Logo Westside Works is a long-term neighborhood program focused on creating employment opportunities and job training for residents of the Westside community, including Vine City, English Avenue, Castleberry Hill and other contiguous neighborhoods. Westside Works’ programs include training and certification employment in commercial and residential construction, nursing, and office operations among other industries. Westside Works is a partnership between Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA), Integrity Community Development Corporation (Integrity CDC), New Hope Enterprises, City of Refuge, Invest Atlanta, The Arthur M. Blank Foundation, and Atlanta Workforce Development Agency 
For additional information: http://www.westsideworks.org/

WorkSource Atlanta
818 Pollard Blvd., SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30315
Tel: 404.546.3000
Fax: 404.546.6892

Interim Executive Director
Kimberlyn Daniel
Tel: 404-546-3087
kidaniel@atlantaga.gov

Executive Assistant
Phyllis D. Bryant
Tel: 404.546.3026
pbryant@atlantaga.gov

Interim Deputy Executive Director
Tammy Lipsey
Tel: 404.546.3000
taylipsey@atlantaga.gov


Director of Finance and Accounting
Buffy Gray
Tel: 404-546-3008
bgray@atlantaga.gov


Strategic Partnerships and Community Outreach
Tel: 404.546.3000


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1-800-255-0135

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