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Workforce Development Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I go to get help finding a job?
What services can I get at Workforce Development?

What does it cost for these services?
What if I don't have enough skills and experience to get a job?
Where are the centers located?


Q. Where can I go to get help finding a job?

A.
Workforce Development's professional staff offers assistance to individuals seeking employment. They are committed to meeting the employment needs of local employers, businesses, and residents by providing streamlined, comprehensive, and individualized services developed in response to local labor market needs. Individuals receive help with determining their skills, capabilities and needs as they relate to the labor market. After setting a specific employment goal, an individual service strategy outlines the steps needed to achieve the goal.

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Q. What services can I get at the Office of Workforce Development?

A. Workforce Development offers the following services:

  • Career Consultation Services
  • Maryland Workforce Exchange Computerized Job Databank
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Resource Library
  • Job Referrals
  • Academic Skills Remediation
  • Occupational Skills Training Programs
  • Computers, Fax Machines and Phone Banks
  • Internet Access
  • Labor Market Information 

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Q. What does it cost for these services?

A. These services are free for Baltimore County residents who are economically disadvantaged or a dislocated worker as defined by federal eligibility guidelines. Call the office nearest you for information regarding eligibility guidelines.

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Q. What if I don't have enough skills and experience to get a job?

A. There is a variety of training programs available through the Workforce Development where you can gain the skills needed to get a job. Job search assistance is provided upon completion of training.

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Q. Where are the centers located?

A. Workforce Development Centers are conveniently located in Essex and Hunt Valley.

Eastpoint Center
7930 Eastern Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21224

Office Hours:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Phone: 410-288-9050
Fax: 410-288-9260
E-mail: eastwdc@baltimorecountymd.gov

From the Key Bridge: take the Baltimore Beltway to Exit 40 (North Point Boulevard). Follow Route 150 (Eastern Boulevard) to the second traffic light (Rolling Mill Road). Turn left and then turn right into the shopping center entrance, before Frank's Nursery and Crafts store. At the bottom of the drive, turn left toward the Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation (DLLR, or Job Service/unemployment office). Our office is located inside the DLLR building.

From Washington or Downtown Baltimore: follow Interstate 95 north through the Fort McHenry tunnel to Exit 59 (Eastern Avenue); this should be the third exit after the tunnel. At the top of the ramp, turn right onto Eastern Avenue; Eastern Avenue becomes Eastern Boulevard. Proceed about 1A? miles to a left turn at Rolling Mill Road. Turn right into the shopping center entrance, before Frank's Nursery and Crafts store. At the bottom of the drive, turn left toward the Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation (DLLR, or Job Service/unemployment office). Our office is located inside the DLLR building.

From Towson: take the Baltimore Beltway to Exit 38 (Eastern Boulevard, West). Stay in the right lane. Turn right into the Eastpoint Center shopping center entrance. Drive down the entrance toward the main shopping center building. The entrance to the Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation (DLLR, or Job Service/unemployment office) faces the side of Frank's Nursery and Crafts store. Our office is located inside the DLLR building.

Hunt Valley Center
11101 McCormick Road
Suite 102
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031

Office Hours:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Phone: 410-887-7940
Fax: 410-887-4401
E-mail: huntvwdrc@baltimorecountymd.gov

From the Beltway, take Exit 24 (83 North Timonium/York PA). Go approximately 6 miles on 83 North and take Exit 20A Shawan Road East toward Cockeysville. Turn slight right onto Shawan Road and then another slight right onto McCormick Road approximately 1/2 mile from Shawan Road.

Building is on the left side of the street about 200 yards from the corner of McCormick Road and Wight Avenue. The sign reads Hunt Valley, Community College of Baltimore County, Workforce Development Center and All State.

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Revised March 13, 2011

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