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The One-Stop Career Centers in Plymouth and Quincy provide a wide array of employment-related services for employers and job seekers. By simply becoming a member of the Career Centers, any employed or unemployed individual has the right to access the services and resources of the One-Stop Career Centers. Any business in the region can also use the free job listings, recruitment and placement services of the Centers.

The Division of Career Services (DCS) oversees the Commonwealth’s network of 32 One-Stop Career Centers that assist businesses in finding qualified workers and provide job seekers with career guidance as well as referral to jobs and training.

Quincy Career Center
152 Parkingway
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-745-4000
Fax: 617-745-4049
http://www.southcoastalcareercenters.org/

Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Unemployment Insurance Services Walk-In Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Directions

Route 3 South (Exit 7 at the 128 split) to Exit 18 (Quincy Adams T/Braintree). Follow signs for Quincy Center (Burgin Parkway). Follow directions below.

Route 3 North to Exit 19 (Quincy Center/Quincy Adams T). Follow signs for Quincy Center (Burgin Parkway). Follow directions below.

From Burgin Parkway: At the 4th set of lights (approx. 1 mile) take a right onto Concourse Street. At the first light, go straight - the Career Center will be easily visible on your right.

From Boston on the “T”: Take the Red Line to Quincy Center Station. Exit station onto Hancock Street, go right. Stay on Hancock, then take a right onto Cliveden Street. Left at end of Cliveden, walk approx. 2 blocks - you will see the Quincy Career Center on the left. Approx 15 minute walk.

By Bus: Take Bus 215, 230, or 238. Ask driver to drop you at the corner of School Street and Parkingway. Walk down Parkingway. The Career Center will be around the corner on the right. Less than 5 minute walk.

Services
Computer resources · internet · career counseling · veteran’s services · job placement · workshops · training opportunities · job listings · unemployment insurance · employer services · labor market information.

Languages
English, Chinese and Vietnamese

Partners
South Coastal Career Development Administration, Massachusetts Division of Career Services and Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance

Director
Kevin Madden
Email: kmadden@detma.org

 

Plymouth Career Center
36 Cordage Park Circle
Suite 200
Plymouth, MA 02360

Phone: 508-732-5300
Fax: 617-727-5988
TTY: 508-732-5300
http://www.southcoastalcareercenters.org/

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Unemployment Insurance Services Walk-In Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Directions

From Route 3 North or South, take Exit 9 (Route 3A Kingston/No. Plymouth).
Turn onto Route 3A South - follow 3A South approximately 1.7 miles.
At traffic light, take left into Cordage Commerce Center. Bear to the right - #36 is at the right end of the building.
There is ample parking at either side or in the rear of the building. Suite 200 is on the first floor.

Services
Computer resources · internet · career counseling · veteran’s services · job placement · workshops training opportunities · job listings · unemployment insurance · employer services · labor market information.

Partners
Massachusetts Division of Career Services, Massachusetts Division of Unemployment Assistance, South Coastal Career Development Administration

Director
Kevin Parham
Email: kparham@detma.org

     
 
   
     
 
INITIATIVES
   
Workforce Training Fund Program:
The Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) provides Massachusetts businesses with the resources needed to invest in workforce development, improve employee skills, and maintain the economic strength and viability of the Commonwealth's businesses.

Training grants of up to $250,000 are available for: ESOL, Lean/Continuous Process Improvement, Six-Sigma, Adult Basic Education, Software and IT Skills, Project Management, Sales, CNC, Customer Service, Leadership and Management Skills, ISO, and many more.

There are 4 different grant programs: DOWNLOAD WTFP GRANT MENU (PDF)
 
 
General Program
Express Program
Regional Training Capacity
 Pilot Program

Technical Assistance Grants

Workplace Safety Training Grant: The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) awards up to $25,000.00 to various organizations to fund workplace safety training. Eligible employers within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts covered by the Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Law (MGL CH. 152) may qualify for funding. Learn more here. VIEW SITE

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): Employers can receive a Federal Tax Credit of up to $9,600 for each new hire that meets specified criteria. View complete details here.VIEW SITE

Training Opportunities for Adults: The South Shore region brings opportunities to adults seeking to upgrade their education and improve their marketable skills.
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Career Centers:
Plymouth Career Center
Quincy Career Center

The South Shore Workforce Investment Board is located at:
15 Cottage Avenue, Ste. 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Fax: 617-328-7381
www.southshorewib.org
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