Training and Resources Newsletter December 14, 2020

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Training and Resources Newsletter

Week of December 21, 2020

Training Resources & Information

  • CareerCenter training partners offer financial training assistance to eligible individuals. Check out these agency offerings:
    • Aroostook County residents: Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP) -
    • Androscoggin, Franklin, Hancock, Kennebec, Oxford, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Somerset and Washington County residents: EMDC -Eastern Maine Development Corporation -
    • Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Waldo and York County residents: Workforce Solutions -
    • The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, also known as "VR," is a Department of Labor program that helps people who have disabilities to get and keep a job. VR helps people who have physical, mental, or emotional disabilities.
    • Maine Adult Education is a public education and career pathways system that enables adults to be prepared for post-secondary education and/or employment.
    • Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP): Age 55+, unemployed, and looking for work, A4TD (Associates for Training & Development) can help: apply at or call (207) 577-6492.
    • Maine’s Community Colleges are offering more than 25 free online training programs that are tied to skills and jobs currently in demand in Maine at no cost to participants. For information: For information about ALL Maine Community Colleges visit:
    • Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) - Federally funded program that works with adults to assist them in going on to college. Help with filing FASFA and finding grants to help pay for schooling.
    • Common Threads helps create new lives for immigrants & others living with poverty

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Virtual Workshops ~ these events normally require prior registration

Do you have an Entrepreneurial Spirit? Check out these helpful websites for starting your own business!

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Veterans' Corner

Veteran Specific Workshops and other Virtual Events

Military Skills Translators

Free Employment Resources  WWW.VETERANS.GOV

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Event Flyers – click on the item to see flyer



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