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Entrepreneurial Center, The Hartford College for Women


The Entrepreneurial Center helps people achieve financial independence through selfemployment.

Connecticut Department of Labor

Official website outlining the employment leave laws in Connecticut


Summerizes the maternity leave laws and policies of Connecticut

Connecticut Department of Social Services

1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632) (TTD/TTY 1-800-842-4524 for persons with speech or hearing difficulties)

Apply for assistance in areas including family medical, food, childcare, cash, housing, winter heat, and more. These programs will assist you during your employment leave.

Connecticut Department of Labor

(860) 263-6000

Job training, career counseling, job fairs, resume guidance, networking, skills assessments, educational programs

Bridgeport American Job Center

(203) 455-2700

The American Job Centers system is a partnership of organizations working as a team to promote a universal approach to providing effective workforce assistance to job seekers and businesses. This collaboration of state, regional and local organizations is designed to provide a seamless delivery system ofprograms and services. American Job Centers are located throughout the state, offering resources ranging from employment workshops and résumé assistance for job seekers to recruitment services and tax credit programs for employers. Centers also provide Labor Market Information, an electronic job bank and specialized veterans’ services. Whether a person is unemployed, looking for a different job, or interested in getting back into the labor market, American Job Centers services are available to anyone, regardless of employment status.

Capital Workforce Partners


We coordinate programs and initiatives to develop a skilled, educated and vital workforce in North Central Connecticut.

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