DIVISION OF TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT

The Division of Training and Employment administers a wide range of Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) activities targeting Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), General Assistance (GA), and Able Body Adult without Dependent (ABAWD) clients.  The Division provides essential services and opportunities to clients to form a coordinated One-Stop System with support from the Division of Welfare, and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

  • Assessment and Training Referrals
  • Job Search / Job Readiness Preparation
  • Administers Community Work Experience Program (CWEP)
  • Supported Assistance to Individuals & Families (SAIF)
  • Adult Basic Education Services
  • Transportation Assistance to Clients
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Career Resource Center
  • GED Testing Center
  • Program for Parents
  • Essex County Environmental Center Part-Time Program Assistant

 

Main Office Numbers:  973-395-8600 / 973-395-8400

Arlene C. Steinbacher, Director
(T) 973-395-5827 / (F) 973-395-5798

Clients Services/WIA Adults – Julius Montford
(T) 973-395-5732 / (F) 973-395-3622

WIA Youth Services – Aminah Bey
(T) 973-395-8462 / (F) 973-395-5752

Operations Management – Russell Zimmerman
(T) 973-395-8474 / (F) 973-395-5725

Vendor Administrator – Burton Sebold
(T) 973-395-8426 / (F) 973-395-8438

Fiscal Officer, Toni Bryant
(T) 973-395-8602 / (F) 973-395-5731

Contract Management, Burt Martone
(T) 973-395-8603 / (F) 973-395-5803