Our valuable Vocational, Community and Educational Partners represent people and resources that are here to help you move forward in your life. When contacting them, be sure to let them know you’re a Graduate of The Jobs Partnership’s LifeWorks Training Program.

Job Placement Services


Goodwill’s Job Connection Center

3911 E. Colonial Dr, Orlando 32803
(407) 872-0770
GoodwillCFL.org

  • Provides services and resources that help people find jobs
  • Staff on site to help with resume development, interviewing and job search training
  • Computer training with free computer lab and phones to contact employers
  • PUBLIC COMPUTER ACCESS
CareerSource Central Florida

(407) 531-1227
CareerSourceCentralFlorida.com

  • Enroll in Employ Florida Marketplace (EFM)
  • Career Service Consultants will help you with your job search, job listings, and direct job placement services
  • Child Care Assistance is available if you qualify based on household income
  • Learn about training opportunities and scholarships
  • All locations have PUBLIC COMPUTER ACCESS
Neighborhood Center for Families

(407) 235-1500

  • One-on-one assistance with an Employment Specialist until you find a job!
  • Referral services for child care, after school care, housing assistance, and computer training, to name a few.
  • Many sites also offer PUBLIC COMPUTER ACCESS.

Support Services


Orange County Community Action

(407) 836-9333
www.ocfl.net

  • Enroll in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSSP) for help with job placement, bus passes, childcare, training, and/or other forms of assistance to find employment.
  • You must qualify based on need and household income. Support services may vary based on resource availability.
  • Network of 7 Community Action Centers that have computer labs that you can use
  • LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) For info about help paying utility bills call 407-836-7429
Orange County Head Start

(407) 836-6590

www.ocfl.net

  • Early childhood education & childcare for 3-4 year olds
  • Must be a resident of Orange County; 19 locations
  • Nutritional meals, medical/dental services, and more.

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL SERVICES


Clearpoint

(800) 251-2227
www.clearpointcreditcounselingsolutions.org

  • Budget preparation and savings plans
  • Debt management
  • Foreclosure counseling

 

Housing


Habitat for Humanity

(407) 426-7192
www.habitat-orlando.org

  • Advocates for fair and just housing policies; by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.
Orlando Neighborhood Improvement Corp

(407) 648-1623
www.orlandoneighborhood.org

  • Rental housing
  • You must be employed to apply for support.
Pathlight Home

www.grandave.org

(407) 294-0123

  • Provider of affordable housing to homeless adults. No children or youth.

Healthcare Services


Shepherds Hope

(407) 876-6699
ShepherdsHope.org

  • Non-emergency medical care for the uninsured
  • Basic/acute services such as upper respiratory infections, skin disorders, gynecological concerns, & urinary tract infections.
Grace Medical Home

(407) 615-8041
GraceMedicalHome.org

  • Grace Medical Home is a non-profit medical home serving the working, uninsured residents of Orange County who reside at or below 200% of the federal poverty line. Grace Medical Home provides comprehensive, primary, adult and pediatric care for our patients. To qualify to become a Grace patient? Are you…
  • Currently living in Orange County, Florida?
  • Earning at or less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Line? (See Federal Poverty Chart on the Patient Information link at www.gracemedicalhome.org.)
  • Currently employed, OR have been employed within the last six months, OR a full-time student, OR a single parent of a child under the age of 6? Uninsured and not enrolled in government assisted healthcare programs (such as Medicaid, Share of Cost, Medicare or VA Benefits)? If you answered ‘ YES’ to each of the above criteria, it is highly likely that you could be a patient at Grace Medical Home.
  • If you are interested in becoming a patient or for more I information please call 407-936-2785, ext. 2064 and speak with our registration department OR apply online at the Patient Information link at www.gracemedicalhome.org
Community Health Centers

www.chcfl.org

(407) 905-8827

  • Nine locations in central Florida – check website
  • Family & Dental Care Payment is on sliding scale. Proof of income, photo ID and proof of residency is required.

Professional Dressing Services


Dress for Success Greater Orlando

901 W. Webster Avenue #43 Winter Park, FL  32792
(407) 628-0506
www.greaterorlando.dressforsuccess.org

  • Women are seen by appointment only
  • Interview and work clothing provided
  • Services are free
  • Soft skills training, resume assistance
  • Job retention, leadership, career advancement programs

Family, Childcare and Youth Services


YMCA

(407) 299-4350
www.ymcacentralflorida.com

Scholarships available – be sure to ask!
Health classes and screenings; great environment for children.

UCF Marriage & Family Research Institute

(407) 823-1748

(407) 730-8929

Parenting classes with child care and other incentives, plus additional job training.

 

4C – Community Coordinated Care for Children

(407) 522-2252
www.4cflorida.org

JP Students can call Ms. Debra Koronka – (407) 522-2252, ext. 4192 for more information

Boys and Girls Clubs of Central FL

(407) 841-6855

www.bgccf.org/

 

  • After-school tutoring
  • Programs for youth in character & leadership development; sports and recreation

 

 

Financial Services


Hands On Banking

www.handsonbanking.org
Presented by Wells Fargo, this is a great online resource for money management skills.

MONEY $ense Program

www.goodwillcfl.org

  • Get help with opening and using a bank account
  • Establishing or repairing credit
  • Managing debt
  • Preparing and using a Spending Plan

Social Services


Florida Department of Revenue

(407) 245-0216
This program assists parents in overcoming roadblocks related to compliance with child support obligations, such as the restoration of driver’s license.

Community Food & Outreach Center

(407) 841-2144
www.communityfoodoutreach.org

  • Cost Share Grocery assistance/Emergency Food Box
  • Health Clinic and Crisis Care

PUBLIC COMPUTER ACCESS

Heart of Florida United Way

www.grandave.org

(407) 835-0090

  • Voluntary Income Tax Assistance
  • Online assistance at www.myfreetaxes.com
  • 2-1-1, United Way’s free, 24-hour information and referral helpline. Staffed 24-hours per day by trained, multilingual operators.

Continuing Education


Orange Technical College

(407) 841-8324
orangetechcollege.net

  • 5 locations; 50 career training programs that lead to certification
  • Programs designed to emulate real world situations
  • $2.80 per credit hour. Tuition assistance may be available.
  • GED Prep and ESOL classes
Valencia College

(407) 582-6688

www.valenciacollege.edu/continuing-education

  • Update your skills and grow personally & professionally
  • Prepare for a new position or career.
  • Short-term training that leads to certification and full-time employment
  • Tuition assistance may be available
Orange County Public Library

(407) 835-7320
www.ocls.info

  • Will need Orange County Library Card
  • Computer Training Classes-extensive selection – online and self-paced – EXCELLENT RESOURCE
Adult Literacy League

(407) 422-1540

www.adultliteracyleague.org

  • GED Prep, ESOL, Math & Grammar Tutoring – regular, drop-in classes.
  • One-time registration fee of $20 is requested – you can ask for a JP scholarship

Legal Services


Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc.

(407)841-8310

www.legalaidocba.org

CALL HOURS: M-Th 9:00am-Noon and 1:30-3:00pm/ Sat 9:00am-Noon. They do not handle criminal cases, workers compensation, personal injury or auto accidents.

  • Divorce, custody, guardianships and DV injunctions
  • Private tenant problems and foreclosure
  • Personal bankruptcies, debt collection, bank account garnishment.
  • Sealing/Expunction of criminal records Immigration