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Department of Economic Development, Training & Employment

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,
TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT

The Department of Economic Development, Training and Employment is comprised of the Division of Training and Employment, Workforce Investment Board, and the Division of Housing and Community Development. 

The Division of Training and Employment, Workforce Investment Board and the One-Stop System is located at 50 South Clinton Street in East Orange.  These programs provide essential case management services, education and training opportunities, workforce planning and development, and job placement assistance.

Division of Training and Employment provides workforce development opportunities to TANF and GA/ABAWD clients in addition to case management services.

Essex County Environmental Center Part-Time Program Assistant

Workforce Investment Board/One-Stop System provides employment training development planning and offers training opportunities to dislocated workers and out of school youth.

The Division of Housing and Community Development is located in the historic Kip’s Castle Park in Verona.

Division of Housing and Community Development offers housing development assistance and community development block grant opportunities to qualified organizations in various towns and municipalities, First Time Homebuyer Program, and Home Improvement Program (HIP).

 

Main Office Number:  973-395-8400
Main Fax Number:  973-395-8493 / 973-395-8478

Acting Department Director, Lucia A. Guarini
Department of Economic Development, Training and Employment and the
Department of Citizen Services
(T) 973-395-8684 / (T) 973-733-3325

 

 
 
 
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October 22, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO PRESENTS $4.8 MILLION IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS AND EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANTS 14 Municipalities and 36 Non-Profit Organizations Receive Funding for Infrastructure Improvements, Community Programs and Buildi
October 15, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO HOSTS ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY LATINO HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION Estrella del Condado de Essex Awards are Presented to NJ Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Newark Municipal Court Chief Judge Victoria F. Pratt
October 14, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND THE ESSEX COUNTY RECREATION AND OPEN SPACE TRUST FUND ADVISORY BOARD AWARD $3.3 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR MUNICIPAL PROJECTS 2014 Local Aid Program Supports Park Development, Open Space Acquisition and Historic Preservat
October 10, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF EXERCISE COURSE IN ESSEX COUNTY IVY HILL PARK IS COMPLETE
October 01, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO HONORS ROSA PARKS BY DEDICATING THE ROSA PARKS STATUE AT THE ESSEX COUNTY GOVERNMENT COMPLEX Tribute Recognizes the Courage and Dignity of Civil Rights Pioneer
September 24, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO DEDICATES BRONZE PLAQUE TO HONOR THE MCENERNEY FAMILY AND HIGHLIGHT THE HISTORY OF THE ESSEX COUNTY SOUTH MOUNTAIN RECREATION COMPLEX Plaque Tells the Story of Longtime Orange Reservoir Caretaker and His Family
September 19, 2014
ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES  INTERSECTION UPGRADES ALONG PARK AVENUE  IN ORANGE, EAST ORANGE AND NEWARK Modern Traffic Safety Equipment, Roadway Striping and Signage will Enhance Safety and Improve Traffic Flow
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