Career Center Services
MOED Workforce Centers for Adults and Youth Closed due to COVID-19
The Mayor’s Office of Employment Development's workforce centers for adults and youth are closed due to COVID-19. Click here to learn more from the Baltimore City Health Department about the virus and how to protect yourself.
Click here for MOED's current FAQ for more details and links to helpful information and services.
- If you need help getting a job or other support:
- If you are no longer working and need help with Unemployment Insurance:
- Call the Division of Unemployment Insurance at 410-949-0022.
- For more information about unemployment benefits & COVID-19, click here.
- If you need help with Food and Cash assistance:
- Click here and go to Food and Cash icon.
- If you are a business and seek information:
- Click here.
- Click here for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that can help small businesses retain and rehire employees.
“We are taking every precaution to make sure our residents and staff stay healthy. While our physical career centers are closed to the public, we are providing employment and career-building support in ways that don’t require in-person interactions.”
- MOED Director Jason Perkins-Cohen
MOED's Catonya Lester and Bill Carnes host Virtual Recruitment on Facbeook Live every Wednesday at 1 p.m. Catonya and Bill interview businesses that are currently hiring, giving job seekers vital information for their job search. Recordings of Virtual Recruitment can be viewed below.
May 6, 2020/Episode 1:
Allied Universal Security Services
Grant Johnson, Project Director
May 13, 2020/Episode 2:
Catholic Charities of Maryland
Organization of Hope
May 20, 2020/Episode 3:
The Arc Baltimore
University of Maryland Medical System
May 27, 2020/Episode 4:
People Ready Staffing
Get a Job, Build a Career
Our career center services are available at two, full-service One-Stop Career Centers located on the east and west sides of Baltimore City, the Employment Connection Center in South Baltimore, the Workforce Reception Center for those receiving TANF benefits, and partner sites in neighborhood-based Community Job Hubs.
At the one-stop centers, MOED staff and workforce partners with expertise in specific job preparation areas provide a comprehensive and seamless delivery of services. Customized services are provided onsite for persons who are unemployed or underemployed – and for targeted populations, such as the previously incarcerated, veterans, disabled persons and seniors. Services include:
- Recruitment events for job openings
- Job search assistance
- Resume help
- Skills training
- GED training
- Criminal record expungement
- Internet access
- Digital Learning Labs to learn basic computer skills
- Self-service access to telephones, copiers, scanners, printers and fax machines,
- Assistive technology
Become Job Ready
Job seekers learn skills to become “job ready” as defined by the 21st-Century Job Readiness Standards. These standards, developed with business input through the Baltimore Workforce Development Board to create a common language and precise description for employers and job seekers, of the knowledge and combination of skills required for workplace success.
Supportive Employment Services
- Food, Medical, Energy Assistance, Disability and or Child Support - My DHR Benefits
- Baltimore City Housing Authority
- Homeless Shelter Directory
- Child Care Locator - Locate Childcare
- Transportation - Getting Around
- Legal Services – Maryland Legal Aid
- 211 Helpline
Baltimore City’s One-Stop partners include, the Baltimore Workforce Development Board, Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation - Maryland Job Service, Veterans Services (JVSG), Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Unemployment Insurance, and Trade Act Programs, the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Maryland Adult Education, South Baltimore Learning, Strong City, Baltimore City Community College, Maryland Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC), Department of Labor, Job Corps, Senior Service America, Baltimore Cash Campaign, SEEDCO and Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation.
MOED Career Centers
ONE-STOP CAREER CENTERS:
Northwest One-Stop Career Center
(home of the Re-entry Center)
2401 Liberty Heights Avenue
Mondawmin Mall – Suite 302
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Phone (410) 396-7873
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Eastside One-Stop Career Center
3001 East Madison Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Phone (410) 396-9030
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
SATELLITE EMPLOYMENT CENTER:
Employment Connection Center
1410 Bush Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Phone (410) 396-1052
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Workforce Reception Center
[specifically for Baltimore City residents who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits]
100 W. 23rd Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Phone (410) 396-6580
Monday through Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Govans Ecumenical Development Corporation (GEDCO)
Community Job Hub
5502 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21212
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 9am - 3pm
(Community Job Hub is located at 5513 York Rd., but initial registration is required at 5502 York Rd.)