Job Training Resources for Workers

Franklin / Hampshire Career Center
The Career Center has several retraining or education programs for laid off, self-employed, older workers, and low-income workers. The Career Center also offers school-to-work internships and tutoring for economically disadvantaged youth.

GED & Adult Basic Education Services
The Literacy Project offers GED preparation and Adult Basic Education classes in Northampton and around the region. 

The Literacy Project
1 Brewster Court #1
Northampton, MA 01060
Ph: 413-584-6755

English for Speakers of Other Languages
Two organizations in Northampton offer English classes for speakers of other languages.

Center for New Americans
42 Gothic St.
Northampton, MA 01060
Ph: 413-587-0084
Visit the Center for New Americans website for more information.

International Language Institute of MA, Inc.
25 New South St.
Northampton, MA 01060
Visit the International Language Institute of MA for more information.

Green Careers Coaching and Training
The Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board offers individual coaching to help you get training, find a job, or start a career in renewable energy and green construction. Training courses are offered at Greenfield Community College. Tuition assistance is available.

Alex Risley Schroeder
Green Careers Coach
Ph: 413-774-4361 ext. 320