Community Resource Guide: Job Search & Career Development Resources

At WATCH, ask Alex about workforce development and adult education opportunities in the Waltham area.

781-891-6689 extension 202

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Vocational Rehabilitation Resources
Local Resources:

Charles Webster Potter Place
Offers pre-vocational, and vocational preparation for individuals recovering from behavioral or mental health problems. Spanish speakers are available at the Waltham office.

15 Vernon St
Waltham, MA, 02453


Offers support for families and individuals with mental and physical disabilities. Job support is available along with social day programs.

1430 Main Street
Waltham, MA, 02451


MA One-Stop Career Center
A general resource for job-seekers and employers. Workshops are available. Special attention to those with disabilities and veterans. See there site for information on the Norwood office.

1671 Worcester Rd
Framingham, MA, 01701

Career Collaborative
Offers programs on job retention and career development as well as job searches.
77 Summer Street, 11th floor
Boston, MA, 02110
Offers adult education opportunities for those who need help finishing a high school level degree or getting some college level experience.

651 Washington St.
Dorchester, MA, 02124
Goodwill Boston Job Training/ Job Support Programs (HELP & First Step)
Offers two job training/ career development programs. HELP (Human Services Employment Ladder Progam) is an 8-week training program that prepares participants for entry level positions in Human Services. Applications are available at the address below:

Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries- Security Desk
1010 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA, 02119

First Step is Goodwill's program with general job preparation, search assistance, and case management.
For more information call Jessica Castro: 617-541-1276
Career Source
Offers youth programs, resources for job seekers and special trainings.

186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 310
Cambridge, MA, 02138

1935 Revere Beach Parkway, 1st Floor
Everett, MA, 02149
Jewish Vocational Services 

29 Winter Street
Boston, MA, 02108