Employment Assistance Services

Comprehensive Employment Assistance

For job seekers in need of employment services, turn to Passaic County Workforce Development Center in Paterson, NJ. We provide comprehensive employment assistance such as career counseling, vocational evaluation, training referrals, and other solutions that can help you find the job that suits you. Our services are tailored to meet the needs of job seekers and help them achieve their career goals.

Through one-on-one sessions with counselors and interviewers, in workshops and classrooms, or on their computer labs, individuals explore new career choices, upgrade skills, secure training opportunities, and search for employment.

 Workforce Workshops

Workforce Workshops help clients figure out what career is right for them, as well as prepare them for interviews and real job skills. These daily classes are free of charge! Click the link to see the upcoming workshops!  July Calendar

Veteran Services

After serving your country you deserve a fulfilling career!

Take advantage of on-the-job training and veteran services designed for you!

Proud to provide Priority Services to our military personnel!

Your Source For Veterans Reemployment is a one-stop shop for transitioning service members looking for employment, training, or financial assistance.

Did you know that American Job Centers have a mandate to connect veterans to job openings?

Visit Career One Stop’s Veterans Reemployment website to learn more about accessing employment-related services for veterans. You’ll also find resources to help you:

  • Match your military skills and experiences to civilian careers
  • Search for jobs in your local area or across the United States
  • Learn about and access other benefits for veterans

For more information, call 973-340-3400 ext 7317

Older Worker Programs

The Urban League’s Urban Seniors Jobs Program is devoted to helping those over 55 achieve self-reliance through career counseling, job placement, retention and advancement. For more information, call Gwen Morris at 973-624-9535 ext. 272

Services to Employers

Take advantage of the Business Resource Center that specializes in helping companies fill their vacant positions by connecting them with the thousands of job seekers who utilize our career centers every year. We partner with local community organizations to ensure that job seekers respond to the opportunities made available by the companies we serve. Call 973-279-1572 for more information.

Unemployment Insurance

For information on obtaining unemployment insurance, contact Janet Aguilar at 973-340-3400 ext. 7341

Adult Education/Vocational and Technical Training

The One-Stop provides assistance in basic education, obtaining a High School equivalency diploma and ESL (English language classes). For more information, contact Carolyn Jones at 973-340-3400 ext. 7203


For information about our Welfare-to-Work Program, contact Passaic County One-Stop Director Lauren Murphy at 973-340-3400 ext. 7204

Youth Programs and Services (16-24)

The One Stop Supports training programs for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are economically disadvantaged, displaced or who have other special needs, For more information please contact  (973) 340-3400 ext.7234

Individuals with Disabilities

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) can help individuals with disabilities. For more information, contact DVR by calling 973-340-3400 ext. 7350

Ex-offender services

Free use of computers for internet access (WNJPIN, Job Central, ATB), cover letter and resume writing, Microsoft Office, fax, telephone, and more! (Pre-registration and sign-in required)

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