Employment and Training


Employment Services

CareerCenters throughout Maine provide workers with the information, advice, job search assistance and training they need to enter the job market.  To contact the nearest Employment Service Agency or Training and Development Center, see the address listing.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

This program provides part-time training opportunities in a variety of community service settings for people age 55 and over who meet income guidelines. The sponsors of this program in Maine are:

Goodwill Industries of Northern New England
Toll Free…………………1-800-244-5891, ext 460
Employment and Training (Cont.)

A.B.L.E./National ABLE Network (NCOA)
647 Main Street
Bangor, Maine  04401.......................... 207-945-6073
Toll Free........................................... 1-800-655-6073
Fax…………………………………....207-945-6839

Women, Work, and Community

This program (formerly Displaced Homemakers) assists people after divorce, death, or disability of a spouse or family member.  It is committed to helping older women and men facing changes in their lives by providing services such as support groups, one-to-one counseling, referral, career exploration and training in job-seeking skills. 

Administrative Office:
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME  04330-9410…………..…..207-621-3440
                                                                1-800-442-2092

This program is available statewide at the individual offices