Professional Outplacement Assistance Center
Provides assistance to individuals who are in the professional, technical, and managerial occupations.
POAC offers seminars, workshops and counseling aimed at returning the professional to work quickly. To register
call 301-362-1646 or enroll
Howard County Office of Workforce Development
Provides personalized employment services to assist jobseekers and employers with their workforce development
needs. Services offered include: Short term courses or Training assistance to meet Labor Market demands, GED/Basic
Adult Education, Employment and Career Consultation, Resume Enhancement & Interviewing Techniques, Job
Placement Assistance, Youth Services, Referral Services, and Outplacement Assistance for employers who may be
downsizing. Contact Stephanie Hill for more information 410-290-2620.
Department of Rehabilitation Services
The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) offers programs and services that help people with
disabilities go to work or stay independent in their homes and communities. DORS is an agency of the Maryland
State Department of Education. DORS is composed of the public vocational rehabilitation program and the Disability
Determination Services. For more information call 410-290-2640 or visit
the DORS website.
The Mid-Maryland Workforce Investment Board, an employer-driven, policy-making entity, is charged with creating and establishing an accountable workforce delivery system for Howard County and Carroll County. Established by Executive Order in response to the mandate of the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, the Mid-Maryland Workforce Investment Board's goal is to be the conduit between business, government and education.