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Community services

Find community services in your local area.

Community College Finder
Community colleges generally are 2-year educational institutions that grant associate degrees, certificates, and diplomas.

Job Club Finder
Locate a job club near you.

Library Finder
Libraries offer a variety of employment resources and services for job seekers and employers.

Maps to State Services
View a map of office locations providing employment assistance programs.

State Agency Websites
Find a list of links to employment and training resources in your state.

State Profiles
Find state demographic, employment, and services data, including a state map, flag, and web site links.

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HUD Neighborhood Network Centers
The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) created Neighborhood Networks in 1995 to encourage property owners to establish multiservice community learning centers in HUD insured and assisted properties. Neighborhood Networks was one of the first federal initiatives to promote self-sufficiency and help provide computer access to low-income housing communities.

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Boys and Girls Clubs
Boys & Girls Clubs make a difference in the community by giving young people a safe place to learn and grow. Make a difference in your neighborhood.

Centers for Independent Living
Centers for independent living (CILs) are private, nonprofit corporations that provide services to maximize the independence of individuals with disabilities and the accessibility of the communities they live in. Centers are funded in part by the Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration, Independent Living Branch.

Chambers of Commerce
Find both state and local Chambers of Commerce, Convention Centers, Visitor Bureaus and Tourist Boards in the United States providing U.S. business, relocation, visitor and tourist attraction information.

Community Service 211
2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community.

Find Local Schools
SchoolMatch by Public Priority Systems, Inc. is a research and database service company that collects, audits, integrates, processes and manages information about public and private elementary and secondary schools.

The Corps Network
The Corps Network is the voice of the nation's 113 Service and Conservation Corps. Currently operating in 41 states and the District of Columbia, Corps annually enroll more than 23,000 young men and women who contribute 13 million hours of service every year.

Other resources

Literacy Information and Communication System
LINCS is a national initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, to provide adult educators with resources to help ensure their adult students receive high-quality learning opportunities, and are equipped to transition to postsecondary education and 21st century jobs.

National Transit Providers
American Public Transportation Association's list of local and state transit links to find public transportation in your area.

Social Security Administration
If you live in the United States and you want information and directions to the Social Security office that serves your area, just enter your U.S. Postal Service five-digit ZIP code. You'll get information about your local Social Security office and other agencies in your area that may be able to help you.

State Rapid Response Coordinators
Individuals who respond to layoffs and plant closings by quickly coordinating services and providing immediate aid to companies and their affected workers. In addition, State Rapid Response Coordinators work with employers and any employee representative(s) to quickly maximize public and private resources to minimize the disruptions on companies, affected workers, and communities that are associated with job loss. Also, these individuals help growing companies access an available pool of skilled workers from other companies that are downsizing or who have been trained in the skills your company needs to be competitive.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The Immigration Services and Benefits home page provides information on the services provided by USCIS to applicants, petitioners, authorized representatives, community-based organizations, and the general public.

United States Department of Agriculture Office Locator
USDA Service Centers are designed to be a single location where customers can access the services provided by the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Rural Development agencies.