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American Job Center Network Partners

Frederick Community College
Services: Adult Education & GED Classes
Website: https://www.frederick.edu/adult-education.aspx
Phone: 240-629-7962
Location: Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Annapolis Hall, Office A106, Frederick, Maryland 21702
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30am to 9:45pm; Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm; Saturday 7:30am to 12:30pm; Sunday - Office Closed
Details: Provide students with the skills needed to improve basic math, reading and writing skills, successfully obtain a high school diploma, and transition into post-secondary education or employment training. Program offers flexible schedule options with seven different enrollment periods, morning, evening and weekend class options, as well as multiple class locations including Goodwill Industries, FCADC, and Head Start. Most classes are free of charge and include instructional materials.

Services: English Language Classes for Adults
Website: www.frederick.edu/esl
Phone: 240-629-7962
Location: Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Annapolis Hall, Office A106, Frederick, Maryland 21702
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30am to 9:45pm; Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm; Saturday 7:30am to 12:30pm; Sunday - Office Closed
Details: For eligible Maryland residents, FCC offers free classes for students who need to learn basic English. Courses teach students English for life and work and prepare students for diploma programs, career training/post-secondary education, and employment.


Frederick County Department of Social Services
Services: Food Supplement Program, Temporary Cash Assistance, Child Care Assistance, Medical Assistance and more
Web: http://dhr.maryland.gov/local-offices/frederick-county/
Phone: 301-600-4555
Location: 1888 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21705
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Details: The Frederick County Department of Human Services (Social Services) provides access to government benefit programs to individuals or families who are: pregnant, have minor children (under the age of 18), caretaker relatives (family members caring for children who are blood related, related by marriage or adoption), and single parents with minor children. The benefit programs include Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA), child care assistance, Food Supplement (FS), and Medical Assistance. Online benefit enrollment at mydhrbenefits.dhr.state.md.us.


Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Services: Assists individuals with disabilities to gain and retain employment
Web: http://dors.maryland.gov
Phone: 240-629-7581
Location: 1890 North Market Street, Suite 300, Frederick, MD 21705
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Details: DORS assists adults with significant physical, mental, emotional, cognitive, or sensory disabilities who are seeking assistance with employment services. DORS also assists youth transitioning out of high school with significant disabilities, as well as students with disabilities to provide pre-employment transition services while still in school. DORS will conduct a financial need analysis to determine if consumers would need to pay for all or part of their program. Consumers receiving public benefits would not be expected to contribute to the cost of services.


Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR)
Services: Youth Apprenticeships, Federal Bonding Letters, Assistance in Applying for Unemployment Insurance, Labor Market Information, Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker Program, employment workshops and more
Web: https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/
https://mwejobs.maryland.gov
Phone: 301-600-2906
Location: American Job Center, 200 Monroe Ave., Suite 1, Frederick, MD 21701
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Details: DLLR oversees the State's workforce programs and ensures employers have the skilled workforce they need to be competitive as well as helps Marylanders access employment, training and education resources and services. DLLR Staff in the American Job Center assist job seekers with career assessments, resume assistance, applying for jobs online and via the Maryland Workforce Exchange and more.

Services: Veterans Services and Disabled Veterans Outreach
Web: https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/veteranservices.shtml
Details: DLLR offers intensive one-on-one job coaching to eligible disabled veterans and spouses. The Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program (DVOP) staff assist individuals to overcome barriers to employment and connects vets to a broad network of providers and resources.

Services: Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program
Web: https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/taa.shtml
Details: The trade program is a federally funded program for workers that lose their manufacturing-based jobs to overseas relocation and or competition. The Department of Labor must approve a petition for the dislocated workers of a company to be eligible to receive benefits through the trade program. Highlights of the trade program include: Intensive case management; Funding for training and a continuing wage supplement equivalent to UI benefits while in full-time training; A potential wage supplement to help bridge the salary gap in a new position at lower wage for workers age 50 and older; Job search expense reimbursement associated with traveling to interviews (over 50 miles away); and Relocation services if job requires moving to a new location (over 50 miles away).


Asian American Center of Frederick
Services: Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Family Wellness Programs, Health Insurance Enrollment, Citizenship Services, Language Resources, English classes and more
Web: http://aacfmd.org/
Phone: 301-694-3355
Location: American Job Center, 200 Monroe Ave., Suite 1, Frederick, MD 21701
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:30 – 4:00
Details: AACF enhances community services through improving access, referral and information: assistance with health insurance enrollment, interpreter / translation services, sponsoring an annual community health fair, care-coordination, and conducting community outreach and health education. AACF empowers local communities through education and training: Citizen Integrated Services, interpreter training, mentoring, volunteer, and technical assistance and advocacy for health equity, higher education and workforce development.

Jewish Council for the Aging
Services: Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
Web: https://www.accessjca.org/programs/scsep/
http://www.seniorserviceamerica.org/our-programs/the-senior-community-service-employment-program/
Phone: 240-395-0918
Location: 12320 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852
Details: The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides on-the-job training for people with low income age 55 and older who live in Frederick County. Trainees receive minimum wage while working at charities and government agencies to build their skills and resumes while delivering valuable community service.


Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center
Services: Native American employment programs
Web: http://www.cotraic.org/
Phone: 800-858-8083
Location: 33 W. Washington Street, 4th Floor, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Details: Offers employment training services, classroom training, on the job training, job placement and career counseling for Native Americans, Alaskan Native Americans or Native Hawaiians.


Frederick County Office of Economic Development
Services: Economic Development, Business Incubation and Retention
Web: http://www.discoverfrederickmd.com/
Phone: 301-600-1058
Location: 118 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Details: The mission of the OED is to increase the overall economic health of Frederick County through attracting new businesses in targeted industries and help existing businesses be more successful.


Maryland’s Small Business Development Center
Services: Small Business Training and Development
Web: http://www.mdsbdc.umd.edu/

Phone: 888-237-9007 ext. 5
Location: 118 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Details: SBDC offers counseling for new and growing small business and offers no cost or low cost training classes and programs including business plans, marketing, financials, management, cash flow, licensing and more.