Help is available at the Pawtucket netWORKri Career Center
|May 23, 2007|
service organizations will answer questions about and offer access to
programs such as emergency housing or rental assistance, food stamps,
nutrition, domestic violence assistance and lead mitigation. Also, entrepreneurial
opportunities and cancer screenings will be available to female attendees.
information on all these programs in one stop, and having a representative
there to answer any question, is so convenient," explained Jane
Palmer, Employer Service Representative from the Department of Labor
and Training. "The netWORKri Career Center isn't just a great place
to get a job... It's also where you can get information about valuable
netWORKri One-Stop Career Centers located throughout Rhode Island offer
employment services to both job seekers and area employers. The centers
are managed and operated by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and
Training, a netWORKri partner. Other netWORKri partners include Workforce
Solutions of Providence/Cranston; the Workforce Partnership of Greater
Rhode Island; the RI Dept. of Education; the RI Dept. of Human Services;
the RI Dept. of Elderly Affairs; the RI Dept. of Children, Youth &
Families; the RI Dept. of Corrections; the Office of Rehabilitation
Services; Goodwill Industries; and SER-Jobs for Progress.
DLT is dedicated to the growth and competitiveness of Rhode Island industry, administering a variety of training grants, tax credits, and apprenticeship programs to help employers. Economic indicators and labor market information are available for long-range planning. The Agency engages in active outreach, helping large and small employers retain their best workers or retrain their existing work force. At no cost to the employer, DLT will also screen job applicants, post job vacancies, and help businesses institute cost-sharing programs that can avert layoffs.
For more information on the innovative programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders at the Department of Labor and Training, please call (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov