Resource Directory: Job training

Welcome to Safe+Sound Somerset’s Resource Directory! The Resource Directory is a partial list of the resources available in our community, and is meant to be a starting point to help you identify services and providers. Please note that Safe+Sound Somerset cannot vouch for any of these resources. Search websites, ask for recommendations from friends and peers, and call or email a potential service provider to decide whether or not something is the right fit for you.

This Resource Directory will be updated regularly. S+SS reserves the right to choose which information we will publish.

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Alternatives, Inc.

Services for people with disabilities (intellectual and developmental) and mental illness

908-685-1444
600 1st Ave STE 1
Raritan, NJ 08869
Phone: 908-685-1444
Referal Form :Application on website

ARC of Hunterdon County

Local services for people with disabilities, families, and caregivers

908-730-7827
Shelbourne at Hunterdone, 53 Frontage Rd., Suite 150
Hampton, NJ 08827
Phone: 908-730-7827
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Access: Call

Arc of Somerset County

Local services for people with disabilities, families, and caregivers

908-725-8544
141 South Main Street
Manville, NJ 08835
Phone: 908-725-8544
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Low cost, Medicaid
How to Access: Call, transportation available

Center for Educational Advancement – Employment Services

Job training and related services for young people with disabilities

908-782-1480
11 Minneakoning Rd.
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: 908-782-1480
How to Access: View website or call

Delta Community Supports

Programs and support for people with disabilities and their families

1130 Route 202 South,Building C1
Raritan, NJ 08869
Phone: 908-707-8844
How to Pay: Low cost
How to Access: Call.

Division of Developmental Disabilities

State services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families

609-631-2200
5 Commerce Way
Trenton, NJ 08691
Phone: 609-631-2200
How to Pay: Adults 21+ must be enrolled in Medicaid
How to Access: Call

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Employment assistance for people who are blind, visually impaired, or deaf-blind

Amanda Gerson
732-937-6300
550 Jersey Ave Ste 1
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Phone: 732-937-6300
How to Access: Call

Dress for Success Northern NJ

Business clothing and (currently virtual) career development for clients actively seeking employment or recently employed

973-822-3188 ext. 404
Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave.
Madison, NJ 07940
Phone: 973-822-3188 ext. 404
In Person / Virtual: Both
Referal Form :S+SS or other agency must refer - call or email
How to Pay: Free to qualifying clients

Easterseals New Jersey

Services for people with disabilities

732-257-6662
25 Kennedy Blvd., Suite 600
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Phone: 732-257-6662
How to Access: Call or visit website for info

Franklin’s Grace Resource Center

Central hub of professional and community resources for Franklin Twp. residents

873 Hamilton St., Unit D
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 877-733-0947
In Person / Virtual: In person
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call, email, make appt. on website, or walk-in

Greater Raritan One Stop Career Center – Hunterdon County Office

Career Center with supportive, specialized services for different populations

908-237-0016
6 Gauntt Place, Building 2, Lower Level
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: 908-237-0016
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or view website

Greater Raritan One Stop Career Center – Somerset County Office

Career Center with supportive, specialized services for different populations

27 Warren St., Second Floor
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-541-5780
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call or view website

Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties

Variety of services for the whole community

150-A West High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-725-7799
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Some services are free. Career and mental health counseling are sliding scale

Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County

Free English conversation groups, tutoring, U.S. Citizenship preparation classes

120 Finderne Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-725-5430
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Test and Admin fee = $60 total - otherwise, free
How to Access: Apply on website

Loving Care Home at Visions and Pathways

Houses 5 females 18 or over

908-526-6605 ext. 310
1371 Park Ave.
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: 908-526-6605 ext. 310
In Person / Virtual: In person
How to Access: Call

Middle Earth

Services for youth in Bound Brook, Franklin, Manville

908-725-7223
P.O. Box 8045
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-725-7223
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call. Some services are open for public applications.

NJ Career Connections

Job search, placement, and free job training workshops for all NJ residents

1 John Fitch Plz
Trenton, NJ 08611
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Go to website to view. Can request 1 on 1 assistance through online form

NORWESCAP

Variety of services for low-income residents of Northwest NJ, including Somerset County (but not food bank)

350 Marshall Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Phone: (908) 454-7000
In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Free for qualifying clients
How to Access: Call or fill out online form: https://norwescap.org/contact-us/

NORWESCAP Career and Life Transitions Center for Women – Hunterdon County ocation

Supports women and displaced homemakers re-entering the workforce

84 Park Ave., Suite E-103
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: 908-788-1453
How to Pay: Free to qualifying clients. Check website for eligibility or call/email
How to Access: Call to make appt or for info - no walkins

NORWESCAP Career and Life Transitions Center for Women – Somerset County Location

Supports women and displaced homemakers re-entering the workforce

170 Watchung Ave.
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: 908-900-0060
In Person / Virtual: Virtual
How to Pay: Free to qualifying clients. Check website for eligibility or call/email
How to Access: Call to make appt or for info - no walkins

Progressive Center for Independent Living – Hunterdon Location

Local services for people with disabilities and their families

1-877-917-4500; TTY: 908-782-1081
1220 State Highway 31, Suite 14
Lebanon, NJ 08833
Phone: 1-877-917-4500; TTY: 908-782-1081
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: Call

Prosperity at Visions and Pathways

Home visitation program for youth 14-21, focus on teens ageing out of foster care

908-526-6686 Ext. 315 or 337
49 Brahma Avenue, P.O Box 6871
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Phone: 908-526-6686 Ext. 315 or 337
How to Access: Call

Soldier On

Services for veterans at risk of being homeless (covers several states)

425 N. Main St. Building 6
Leeds, MA 01053
Phone: 1-866-406-8449
In Person / Virtual: In person
Referal Form :https://wesoldieron.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/53-ReferalForm-5.20.19.pdf
How to Access: Call. Service provider can fill out referral form.

Somerset Community Action Program

Services for low to moderate income individuals

155 Pierce St. Suite F
Somerset, NJ 08875
Phone: 732-846-8888
How to Pay: Childcare is low cost
How to Access: Call or send in online form

Somerset County Library System

Variety of services beyond books/materials, including notary, ESL, citizenship, groups, jobs, etc.

In Person / Virtual: Both
How to Pay: Free with library card/proof of residency - see "getting a library card" page for residency requirements
How to Access: View website, visit in person, call your branch, "ask a librarian" on website

Somerset County Social Services

Main hub for county public assistance (includes TANF, Work First, EITC, SNAP)

908-561-9400
391-D Somerset Street
North Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: 908-561-9400
In Person / Virtual: Location temporarily closed during COVID
How to Access: Visit website for more info about programs

Somerset County Social Services

Main hub for county public assistance (includes TANF, Work First, EITC, SNAP)

732-846-6499
630 Franklin Blvd #110
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone: 732-846-6499
How to Access: Visit website for more info about programs

Somerset County Social Services – Central Office

Main hub for county public assistance (includes TANF, Work First, EITC, SNAP)

(908) 526-8800
73 East High Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 526-8800
How to Access: Visit website for more info about programs

Unemployment Services of NJ website

Website with various information to file for unemployment and apply for jobs

How to Access: Visit website

United Way Of Northern Jersey

Resources and services for people impacted by crises - to meet basic needs

973-993-1160
222 Ridgedale Ave, Suite 301
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
Phone: 973-993-1160
How to Access: Call or view website for info

Youth Employment Services (YES) – Hunterdon County Youth

Assistance and coaching for jobs, schooling for individuals ages 16-24 experiencing specific challenges

Susan Rozycki
908-635-6456
10 Junction Rd.
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: 908-635-6456
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: See website for eligibility; call or text contact for info

Youth Employment Services (YES) – Somerset County

Assistance and coaching for jobs, schooling for individuals ages 16-24 experiencing specific challenges

Kyle Vandenberg
908-772-9908
10 Junction Rd.
Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: 908-772-9908
How to Pay: Free
How to Access: See website for eligibility; call or text contact for info