Partner Profile: American Job Center Comes to Gateway 

March 2, 2021

Darlena Young, ambassador for the American Job Centers in South Central CT, works with students facing financial challenges as they look for a new career path. 

The New Haven American Job Center is located at 560 Ella T. Grasso Boulevard. They work closely with the training programs offered by Gateway Community College’s (GCC) Department of Workforce Development & Continuing Education better known as the GREAT Center.  The AJC offers training referrals, career counseling, job listings, and similar employment-related assistance, services that are particularly valuable to those facing a recent layoff.  Designed to provide a full range of assistance to job seekers under one roof, the AJC also has a strong presence in the community.   

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