Job Training

ABCD Gate Program

You can start a promising career in financial services, health care or computerized office skills by getting the training you need, along with affordable childcare while you learn.

Contact: (p) 617-348-6751, 19 Temple Place, Boston MA 02111, program/#location

Boston Career Link, Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries

Offers universal access to a range of career counseling services, career resources, workshop, job fair, and special programs to connect job seekers to advance or change career 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, 25 Sudbury Street, Boston MA 02203, regional-office

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.


Pathway to Employment Initiative- Goodwill

Through its Pathway to Employment initiative, Goodwill offers a range of job training programs, support services and placement and post-placement services for individuals with barriers to employment. Services are accessible for individuals with disabilities, and are focused on placing them on a path to employment in the workforce and independence.

Contact: (p) 617-541-1220, email: training-and-placement-services.html

Rosie’s Place Job Search

Rosie’s Place partners with Community Work Services to provide specialized job search services on-site and help our guests confront complex challenges in familiar and trusted surroundings. Our full-time job placement specialist helps Rosie’s Place’s guests apply for, attain and maintain gainful employment in the community.

Contact: (p) 617-442-9322, 889 Harrison Avenue, Boston MA 02118,

Serving Ourselves- Friends of Boston’s Homeless

Serving Ourselves is a vocational training and employment program for homeless individuals. The program provides participants with the skills, support and self-esteem necessary to re-enter the community as competitive workers able to live independently.

Contact: (p) 617-534-6133, 12 Wise Street, Boston MA 02130 training/

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,