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DC Works

American Job Center Partners

Potomac Job Center

Potomac Job Corps

When it comes to your future, you should have choices. Choose your path, and Potomac Job Corps will provide you with free career training so you can gain the skills and tools you need to be successful.

Listed below are the trades we offer here at Potomac Job Corps;

  • Building Construction Technology, Culinary Art, Carpentry, Cement, Electrical, Hotel and Lodging, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Office Administration, , Pharmacy Tech, Plumbing, Transportation Communication
  • Students can earn their HSD or GED, get their Drivers Licenses, complete a trade of their choice, earn all the certificate needed in their particular trade, including OSHA 10 & 30. Upon graduating students at Potomac Job Corps leave career attached and housing

Department of Human Services (DHS)

Deparatment of Human Services

The mission of the DC Department of Human Services is to empower every District resident to reach their full potential by providing meaningful connections to work opportunities, economic assistance, and supportive services. Services include:

  • Eviction Prevention & Rental Assistance
  • Recertification for Benefits
  • Childcare Services
  • Medical Assistance
  • Burial Assistance
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides cash assistance to families in need, along with a suite of services to facilitate their paths to success.
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps low-income individuals and families by providing monthly benefits to purchase food.

Department of Employment Services (DOES)

Department of Employment Services

DOES provides job seekers with a number of employment opportunities through its American Job Centers. Each center provides career counseling, career planning, resume assistance, direct job placement, classroom and on-the-job training, access to America's Job Bank (both online and via the phone), information about local and national labor markets, unemployment compensation and much more.

UDC Workforce Development Lifelong Learning

University of the District of Columbia

The UDC Division of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning (WDLL) provides District of Columbia residents with job skills training that enables them to pursue employment opportunities. WDLL focuses on industries that provide the highest number of employment opportunities within the District and in the metropolitan area.

Department of Disability Services (DDS) Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Department of Disability Services (DDS) Vocational Rehabilitation Services

The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program provides vocational and rehabilitative services to individuals with disabilities to help them prepare for, secure, regain or retain employment.

National Caucus and Center on Black Aging

National Caucus and Center on Black Aging

NCBA provides programs and services for individuals aged 55+, including employment training through its Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) and employment opportunities through its Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program.

Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)

Office of the State Superintendent of Education

OSSE provides resources to help District residents decide what step to take next to meet their educational and career goals. Whether you are a teenager who wants to go back to school, an adult who needs a high school degree/GED for your next job, or a mom who is ready to re-enroll in high school or college, OSSE can help you take the next step!

DC Housing Authority Envision Center

DC Housing Authority Envision Center

EnVision Centers are centralized hubs that provide people with resources and support needed to excel including:

  • Educational Advancement
  • Health and Wellness
  • Character and Leadership
  • Economic Empowerment