Employment & Financial Stability

Financial Coaching

Act Lawrence offers a free Financial Coaching program that matches you to a trained financial coach. This 11 week program begins mid-September with monthly workshops and on-demand private coaching through graduation in early-December. Spanish and English workshops will be held at ACT Lawrence at 530 Broadway St. Private coaching will be held at ACT Lawrence or at St. Mary of the Assumption parish, at your convenience.

 

For more information, please contact:

Nathalie Lora, Office Manager

[email protected]

978-685-6274

www.actlawrence.org

Facebook: ACT Lawrence

Credit Builder

Our new credit builder program is here to help you improve your credit score in just one year!
For just a small monthly payment for 12 months, Capital Good Fund will report your payments to the 3 main credit bureaus to help raise your credit score.

 

For more information, please contact:

Nathalie Lora, Office Manager

[email protected]

978-685-6274

www.actlawrence.org

Facebook: ACT Lawrence

Business Development

Our Business Development program provides training, research data, technical assistance and micro-loans to Lawrence entrepreneurs and financial coaching participants planning to open or expand a business.

 

For more information, please contact:

Nathalie Lora, Office Manager

[email protected]

978-685-6274

www.actlawrence.org

Facebook: ACT Lawrence

Day and Employment Services for Adults with Autism and/or Developmental Disabilities

Our Day Habilitation direct-care staff helps adults with autism and intellectual / developmental disabilities develop social, interpersonal and daily living skills. Those who choose to find a job are guided by a career specialist to reach their goal. CLASS helps individuals develop active and meaningful engagement in their communities. Our services are based upon a belief that each individual has the right to realize their full potential. Then it's our job to support that vision to our best ability.

 

For more information, please contact:

John Byrne, Director of Quality and Program Supports

[email protected]

978-975-8587, ext. 1220

www.CLASSinc.org

Facebook: CLASS

Twitter: @CLASSIncMA

Family & Community Resource Center

We assist families and offer supportive services by providing educational programs, early childhood services, information, referrals, and advocacy for youth and parents. We also have cultural events and other opportunities for families and expecting moms. Serving children from 0-18 years of age. We offer free services for all families in Essex County and we welcome walk-ins.

 

For more information, please contact:

Maggie De Los Santos, Senior Family Partner

[email protected]

978-975-8800

www.fsmv.org/parenting/fcrc/

Facebook: Family & Community Resource Center

Financial Stability Center

Since 2000, LCW has been offering an array of Asset Building opportunities to its members, ranging from matched savings for asset ownership and financial education, to homebuyer education, adult basic education, youth development, and leadership development. The Lawrence Financial Stability Center practices a "bundled service" approach to family economic advancement, which fits perfectly with the priorities emerging from the LCW Lawrence Saves initiative. To learn more about the Financial Stability Center, please click here.

 

For more information, please contact

Lawrence CommunityWorks

978-685-3115

www.lawrencecommunityworks.org

Facebook: LCWorks

Twitter: @lcworksorg

Employment and Financial Stability/Coaching

The Lawrence Working Families Initiative is a groundbreaking effort to link the families of Lawrence Public Schools students with resources to access trainings, employment and advance economically. To learn more about the Lawrence Working Families Initiative, click here.

 

For more information, please contact:

Marianela De La Cruz, Program Manager

[email protected]

978-975-5900 ext. 25705

Work Preparation

Lazarus House provides ESOL classes, pre-employment skills training, Culinary Training and Spark*L.E Cleaning as work preparation as well as ongoing mentoring. With this innovative program, these individuals will have the opportunity to increase their employment potential, learn how to effectively retain a good job, and/or expand their advancement potential with their personal employment experiences.
For more information, please contact:

978-689-8575

www.lazarushouse.org

Facebook: Lazarus House Ministries

Twitter: @LazarusHouseInc

Job Training and Placement Services

We offer services for job seekers to gain the skills needed to connect with employers include:

  • Job search assistance and access to online job listings
  • Career counseling
  • Coaching on job search skills
  • Workshops on a variety of job search strategies
  • Access to resources including PCs, reference materials, resume building software, and economic data
  • Networking groups
  • Specialized services for veterans, dislocated workers, disabled workers, and other special groups
For more information, please contact:

Richard Egan, Assistant Director

[email protected]

978-722-7023

www.mass.gov/masshire-career-centers

Professional Clothing Program

Progress Clothing provides professional clothing, free of charge, to men and women job seekers when referred by partner organizations.

 
For more information, please contact:

Sabrina Boggio, Founder/Director

[email protected]

978-566-9332

www.progressclothing.org

Facebook: Progress Clothing

Instagram: Progress.Clothing

Twitter: @ProgressClothin

Resume Hours

Resume Hours on Tuesday mornings (10am-12pm) at the Lawrence Public Library (main branch at 51 Lawrence Street) that are walk-in, free, one-on-one and bilingual. Great if you need help starting a resume or need to edit a resume. 

 

For more information, please contact:

Sabrina Boggio, Founder/Director

[email protected]

978-566-9332

www.progressclothing.org

Facebook: Progress Clothing

Instagram: Progress.Clothing

Twitter: @ProgressClothin