Job Training

ABCD Career Development

If you’d like to build a better life for yourself and your family, ABCD offers a number of educational and career training programs to help people achieve their employment and career goals. Whether you want to pursue a career in early childcare, financial services, healthcare, information technology, the restaurant industry, or a number of other fields, ABCD likely has a pathway for you.

Contact: (p) 617-348-6000, 178 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02111,

Boston Career Link, Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries

Offers universal access to a range of career counseling services, career resources, workshops, job fairs, and special programs to connect job seekers to advance or change careers with employers. Special program for 18- 24-year-olds.

Contact: (p) 617-541-1400, 1010 Harrison Ave. Boston MA 02119,

Codman Square NDC Computer Learn Center

To empower the Washington Columbia Apartment residents and surrounding community members to achieve greater personal success by accessing the technological, educational, and professional resources provided by the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation Computer Learning Center.

Contact: (p) 617-606-7078, 108 Columbia Road, Dorchester MA 02124,

Jewish Vocational Services (JVS)

Jewish Vocational Services offers courses and training programs as well as career exploration programs.

Contact: (617) 451-8147, 75 Federal Street 3rd Floor, Boston MA 02110,

Job Corps

Free education and training program that helps young people (16+) learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED and find and keep a good job.

Contact: (p) 617-788-0186, 215 New Sudbury St, Rm E-345
Boston, MA 02203-0002,

Job Training Alliance

The Job Training Alliance (JTA) is a network of greater Boston community-based workforce development organizations. JTA utilizes the combined power of member agencies to maximize and advocate for employment opportunities for low-income residents through sustained funding for workforce development.


Mujeres Unidas Avanzando

MUA empowers Latina girls and women to believe in themselves and grow into leadership roles through free classes and social services. These leaders serve as mentors to their peers, families, and community. With program graduates serving within the organization, MUA understands the Latina community on the grassroots level and is committed to their mission to increase Latina access to education and professional mobility. MUA offers many different classes, including English Classes, HiSET Preparation in Spanish (High School Equivalency), Job Training (home health aid, phlebotomy, clinical medical assisting), and Computer Classes.

Contact: (p) 617-282-3500 or email,

YMCA Training Inc.

As part of our training, participants run virtual simulated businesses and medical offices where they handle customers and patient registration, process orders, manage work teams, facilitate meetings, and give presentations. Eight-week internships with leading companies provide on-the-job experience and valuable networking opportunities.

We offer ongoing employment assistance to our participants and graduates. The program includes resume and cover letter preparation, navigating online job searching sites, and interview preparation and practice.

Contact: (p) 617-542-1800,