Career Counseling

Description: Programs that provide information and guidance for people who need to evaluate their aptitude, abilities and interests in order to choose a vocation or career and select the type of training that will enable them to obtain and progress in positions in the public or private sector that are productive and fulfilling. (AIRS ND-2000.1500-160)

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Charlestown, RI

Organization Name: Tri-County Community Action Agency
Address: 4350 South County Trail
Charlestown, RI 02813
Phone: 401-519-1909
Eligibility: 14-24
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assessment

Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED


Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work


Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills
Job Readiness and Work Experience
Provider Profiles: Call for information and locations
Summer Youth Employment and Training Program
A six week program operated between June and August for youth ages 14 -24. The program provides youth with work experience opportunities in local businesses, public facilities and non-profit agencies. Work experiences provide youth with hands-on opportunities to develop the skills they will need upon entering the work force. Youth receive wages and other payments upon attaining certain benchmarks relative to their job performance. Youth also participate in a variety of career and personal development activities such as community service projects, field trips, post secondary exploration, and guest speakers from key RI industries.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/22/2018

East Providence, RI

Organization Name: East Bay Community Action Program
Address: Weaver House
31 Grove Street
East Providence, RI
Phone: 401-640-8541
Eligibility: Youth must be between the ages of 14 and 24, and be a Rhode Island resident to participate in the Youth Center. Additional, more in-depth services are available through our Workforce Investment Act funding if a youth meets low income guidelines and has an additional barrier (as defined by WIA). For more specific eligibility information please contact the local Youth Center.
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment (application for service, vocational interest inventory, academic assessment)
• Job Skills (resume writing, applications, mock interviews)
• Academic Services (Pre- GED, remediation, GED)
• Contextual Learning (how academic skills apply to the world of work)
• Case Management (facilitation of services, referral to outside providers)
• Follow-up Services (tracking for status once services are complete)
• Summer Jobs Program
• Leadership Development (how adults conduct themselves in their daily lives, independent living skills)
• Job Readiness and Work Experience
Provider Profiles: The Youth Centers provide outreach, recruitment, intake, orientation and assessment for 400 youth, 14-24 years of age, in the East Bay area. Additional components include work experience, job development and placement, work readiness, leadership development and adult mentoring. Partner agreements provide satellite offices at high schools in East Providence, Newport, Bristol, Middletown, Portsmouth and Tiverton.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 9/19/2018

Johnson, RI

Organization Name: Tri-Town Community Action Agency
Address: 1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnson, RI 02919
Phone: 401-351-2750
Eligibility: Youths 14-24
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assessment

Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED

Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work

Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills

Job Readiness and Work Experience

Part of YouthWORKS411 from RI Department of Labor and Training
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/22/2018

North Kingstown, RI

Organization Name: Tri-County Community Action Agency
Address: 415 Tower Hill Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-789-3016
Eligibility: Youths 14-24
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assessment

Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED

Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work


Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills

Job Readiness and Work Experience
Provider Profiles: YouthWORKS411 Program from RI Department of Labor and Training
Summer Youth Employment Program : A six to eight week program operated between June and August for youth ages 14 -24. The program provides youth with work experience opportunities in local businesses, public facilities and non-profit agencies. Work experiences provide youth with hands-on opportunities to develop the skills they will need upon entering the work force. Youth receive a stipend or wage and are required to attain certain benchmarks relative to their job . performance. Youth also participate in a variety of career and personal development activities such as community service projects, field trips to local business and civic events, exposure to post secondary education and training opportunities, and guest speakers from key RI industries.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 8/31/2018

North Providence, RI

Organization Name: Tri-Town Community Action Agency
Address: 33 Maple Ave
North Providence, RI 02911
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assesment

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Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED
Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work
Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills
Job Readiness and Work Experience
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/22/2018

Woonsocket, RI

Organization Name: Family Resources Community Action
Address: 55 Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-235-6059
Eligibility: 14-24
Services Provided: Intake and Assessment
- Application for service
- Vocational interest inventory
- Academic assesment


Job Skills
- Resume writing
- Applications
- Mock Interviews

Academic Services
- Pre-GED
- Remediation
- GED

Contextual Learning
- How academic skills apply to the world of work

Follow-up Services
- Tracking for status once services are complete

Summer Jobs Program

Leadership Development
-How adults conduct themselves in their daily lives
-Independent Living Skills

Job Readiness and Work Experience
Provider Profiles: Woonsocket YouthWORKS411 is operated by the Employment & Training Division of Family Resources Community Action and funded through the Greater Rhode Island Workforce Partnership and the Department of Labor & Training.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 5/28/2019

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PO Box 439
St. Augustine, FL 32085-0439
Phone: 866-823-9800
Service Categories:
Address: PO Box 439
St. Augustine, FL 32085-0439
Phone: 866-823-9800
Service Categories:
Services Provided: Offering resources on the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in their communities. Newsletter and job listings. Career development, marketing and job development, job coaching, and other online courses.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 1/10/2019