Partners - Business and Employment Resource Center
Department of Labor - Division of Workforce Development
The Division of Workforce Development oversees the State's workforce programs. Working in partnership with Local Workforce Investment Areas, services include matching job seekers with employers, providing training opportunities and reporting on the needs and demands of the labor market. E-mail Division of Workforce Development for more information
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 online.
Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center (BERC)
The Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center (CCBERC) is a one-stop workforce development center dedicated to meeting the workforce needs of community residents and businesses in Carroll County, Maryland. The CCBERC is an office of the Mid-Maryland Workforce Investment Board and the Carroll County Department of Economic Development. CCBERC administers the Workforce Investment Act in Carroll County and is dedicated to employment, training and workforce development.
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.
The Navigator enhances the capacity of One-Stop partners to assist job seekers with disabilities to 'navigate' the various programs and systems, and be a resource for the business community. Contact Shelia Little for information at 410-290-2620.
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.