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Career Resource Centers Helping Thousands of Unemployed in Georgia

March 26, 2013 8:18am (EDT)
Free Job Training Available
Free Job Training Available

Residents of Atlanta, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Douglas, Forsyth, Fulton, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale, who are unemployed, can take advantage of Career Resource Centers in their individual city/county.

The Career Resource Centers work with local centers of higher education to provide up to two years of free training in many cases. along with job finding resources. Local schools involved include:

  • Clayton State University
  • Chattahoochee Technical College
  • Gwinnett Technical College
  • Georgia State University
  • Atlanta Technical College
  • Piedmont Technical College
  • Southern Crescent Technical College
  • Gordon State College

 

Atlanta, City of Atlanta Workforce Center 404-658-9675 818 Pollard Street, SW Atlanta, GA 30303 (Serves City of Atlanta Residents only)

Cherokee County 8371 Main Street, Room #200 (Chattahoochee Technical College building) Woodstock, GA 30188 770-516-3289 FAX 678-516-3280 email: emayer@chattcollege.com (Call or email, and leave address on vm, and will send questionnaire packet within week, then schedule appt.)

Clayton County (also Henry and Fayette counties) Career Resource Center, Clayton Branch 3000 Corporate Center Drive, (near Costco) Suite 350 Morrow, GA 30260 Phone: 770-960-2172 FAX 770-960-2154 e-mail: claytoncrc@claytoncrc.org Serves residents of Clayton, Henry and Fayette counties (Call and give info on phone, will send questionnaire to determine eligibility. If unemployed, better. Will then call back to schedule WIA orientation seminar.)

Cobb County Workforce Development Center 770-528-4300 463 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 100 Marietta, GA 30060 www.cobbworks.org

DeKalb County Workforce Center 404-687-3400 320 Church Street Decatur, GA 30030 DeKalb Career Center 404-298-3970 X 32

Douglas County Career Resource Center 8595 Club Drive Douglasville, GA 30134 770-806-2020 FAX 770-920-4122 Open M, T, F: 8am to 4pm, W & Th by appointment only

Forsyth County Gainesville Career Center Georgia Department of Labor 2756 Atlanta Hwy Gainesville, GA 30504 (770) 535-5484

Fulton County Youth Services Center 4842 Old National Highway Airport Business Center College Park, GA 30349 404-762-2080 5710 Stonewall Tell Road Suite 160 College Park GA 30349 770-306-5202

North Fulton Career Center 7741 Roswell Road Suite 205 Atlanta, GA 30350 Telephone: 770-613-4480

Gwinnett County 3885 Crestwood Pkwy NW, Suite 200, Duluth, GA 30096 770-806-2020; Fax 770-806-2035 e-mail: norcrosscrc@norcorsscrc.org (Call and will email application form and information about procedure and available funding..)

Henry County Career Resource Center, Henry Branch 333 Phillips Drive, Suite D (In the Connecting Henry Offices) McDonough, GA 30253 770-960-2172 (this number is Clayton county but handles Henry and Rockdale also.) Opened on Wednesdays only.

Rockdale County Career Resource Center 1400 Parker Road Conyers, GA 30094 770-806-2020 FAX 770-918-6561

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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