The Office of Workforce Opportunity (OWO) partners with local, regional, and state agencies to assist job seekers looking to advance their careers.
For more information, contact OWO or visit a local NH Works
New Hampshire Department of Employment Security
Employment services include job listings, job fairs,
and other resources available for free; information regarding unemployment compensation
, veterans services, economic and labor market information,
and other services.
Community Action Programs (CAPs)
CAP services include training and education programs; economic and workforce development; energy assistance; health; food and nutrition assistance; Hispanic/Latino community services; housing and homeless programs; Welfare-to-Work programs, and other support services.
For additional information about training funded by the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act, visit Eligible Training Providers
Services are available statewide at the following locations:
Southern New Hampshire Services
, Hillsborough County
Belknap-Merrimack Community Action Program
Southwestern Community Services
Tri-County Community Action Program
Strafford County Community Action Committee
Rockingham Community Action,
New Hampshire Department of Education
Job seekers age 16 and over, who do not have a high school diploma or GED, do not speak, read, or write English, and are not currently enrolled in school may seek services through the department’s adult education programs
Individuals with disabilities can access services with vocational rehabilitation
. Individuals, between the ages of 14-21, can enroll in programs funded by the Workforce Investment Act
New Hampshire Department of Labor
The agency’s programs and services include the US Department of Labor’s website for apprenticeship
on laws governing the workplace.
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Eligible individuals can connect with DHHS programs at NH EASY; learn about the New Hampshire Health Protection Program, and search its website site for other information.
Health insurance information can be found on Covering New Hampshire
, which outlines the state’s insurance marketplace.
New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA)
offers information and resources about how to start a business, programs for small businesses, and other initiatives.
Community College System of New Hampshire
New Hampshire’s seven community colleges
, several with satellite campuses, offer over 200 degree and certificate programs in some of today’s most in-demand industries.