CareerSource Central Florida Partner Referral

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Youth Build

Must be legally authorized to work in the US, be proficient in English, and live in designated Kissimmee area (Zip codes: 34741, 34743, 34744, and 34746). Must be in need of a high school diploma or GED.

Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.

If you or someone you know is interested in joining Job Corps or would like more information, please call (800) 733-JOBS or (800) 733-5627. (TTY users may call (877) 889-5627.) An operator will provide you with general information about Job Corps, refer you to the admissions counselor closest to where you live, and mail you an information packet. Visit their website at www.Job

AARP Foundation SCSEP

AARP Foundation SCSEP

The AARP Senior Community Employment Program is the nation’s oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find work.

  • Work experience in nonprofits ad local agencies
  • Supportive services and skills training (if eligible)
OCPS Orange Technical College

OCPS Orange Technical College

Orange Technical College Adult Education offers a wide variety of courses providing rigorous and relevant learning experiences to meet the educational needs of adults through literacy, high school completion, workforce preparation and technology. The various services offered through Adult General Education (AGE) include:

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • Adult High School Diploma
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • GED Preparation
Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal-state program that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities get or keep a job.

  • Assessment
  • Vocational training
  • Employment assistance
  • Career counseling and rehabilitation services
Division of Blind Services

Division of Blind Services

The Division of Blind Services ensures that Floridians who are blind or visually-impaired have the tools, support, and opportunities to achieve success.

  • Assistance with Independent Living Skills
  • Assistance with Rehabilitation for Employment

Orange County Community Action Division

Orange County Community Action Division

The Orange County Community Action Division is dedicated to promoting economic self-sufficiency and eliminating the causes and consequences of poverty.

  • Family Self-Sufficiency Program: tuition assistance and case management
  • LIHEAP: light bill assistance
  • Senior Climate Efficiency Program: air condition/heating system repairs and replacements
  • Community Centers offer a variety of additional services
Farmworker Career Development Program

Farmworker Career Development Program, Florida Department of Education

The Farmworker Career Development Program provides educational and supportive services to chronically unemployed and underemployed farm workers and their family members.

  • Employability Skills & Job Placement
  • Career Training
  • Supportive Services

CareerSource Central Florida curates local talent for high demand industries, meeting local business needs and cultivating growth and prosperity for the Central Florida community. Whether through job placement, training and certification programs, or higher education, we partner with Central Florida businesses, colleges, and universities to meet industry needs and connect career seekers to local opportunities.


CareerSource Central Florida Career Centers offer many resources for veterans, including Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) staff who work with veterans with significant barriers to employment.


The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program is a federal entitlement program that assists U.S. workers who have lost or may lose their jobs as a result of foreign trade. This program seeks to provide adversely affected workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support necessary to become reemployed.

Jobs partnership life works


Are you stuck in your job? Struggling to pay the bills?

Jobs Partnership offers an innovative life and work skills training class for men and women of all ages and stages of life.

Learn how to connect your valuable skills, personality and interests to high demand, high wage opportunities!

Get introduced to our network of resources and relationships that can restore confidence and connection to your next career!

Classes are no cost and run one night a week from 6-9pm. Check out our website for a list of the seven convenient locations and days.

City Year


City Year is a national education nonprofit that helps students across schools succeed. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members serve as student success coaches providing support to students, classrooms and the whole school.

Eligibility Requirements 

City Year hires young adults between the age of 18-25 year who want to build themselves, give back and are ready to change the world.
• Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
• Have a high school diploma or GED
• Have served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program
• Agree to complete a background check. 
• For more information about this role

Home Builders Institute (HBI)


We change lives everyday by educating, inspiring, and preparing individuals for careers in the building industry. We are the leading educational resource for career technical education in the building industry.


Classes taught by credentialed instructors using industry-recognized curriculum. Nationally recognized industry certifications upon training completion Assistance with job placement, preparation, and employability skills

• Train in a workshop and classroom setting.
• Morning and afternoon classes
• Up to 12 weeks of training
• Classes taught by skilled trades instructors using industry-recognized curriculum. 
• Earn industry certifications including OSHA
• Assistance with job placement

Family Promise Orlando

Family Promise helps local communities coordinate their compassion to address the root causes of family homelessness. We address the issue holistically, providing prevention services before families reach crisis, shelter, and case management when they become homeless, and stabilization programs once they have secured housing to ensure they remain independent. We tap existing local resources to empower families towards economic stability. Families come to us in crisis; we help them rebuild their lives with new skills and ongoing support.

Dress For Success

To empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in the workplace.

The Adult Literacy League

The Adult Literacy League teaches adults in Central Florida operating at the lowest levels of literacy how to read, write and speak English. This is done through one-on-one tutoring and group classes happening in-person at local libraries and online via Zoom. The Adult Literacy League offers a variety of classes including English Conversation, Citizenship, Reading & Writing, and Job Skills. As a direct result of this adult education programming, Central Floridians are becoming U.S. citizens, getting their GEDs and achieving so many more milestones.

Eligibility Requirements
• Live in Orange, Osceola or Seminole county
• 18 years of age or older

Contact person:

Gina Solomon (Executive Director,

The Adult Literacy League

Valencia College’s Accelerated Skills Training programs focus on intensive, hands-on training designed to help you enter a new career field or advance your current skillset. You’ll have the opportunity to earn industry-recognized credentials, train in essential workplace skills and receive job placement support.

Market clusters served:
Advanced Manufacturing
Construction and Maintenance
Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

Dave Giordano
Sr. Director, Outreach and Recruitment
Valencia College 

The Adult Literacy League

Career Scoops is a dynamic, data-driven platform designed to improve the career discovery experience for young adults ages 14-24. Our mission is to empower these individuals, along with their guardians and supporting organizations, by prioritizing essential career goals and formulating a focused action plan.
Our comprehensive suite of solutions and services includes:

• AI-Driven Career Assessments and Recommendations
• Personalized, Actionable Career Guidance Reports
• 1:1 Micro-Mentorship Sessions with Career Professionals
• Career Readiness Workshops and Bootcamps
• Career Coaching Services

Contact person:

Tatsiana Sokalava,, 407-205-7872