News from the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners
Shanel Y. Robinson, Commissioner Director Ÿ Melonie Marano, Commissioner Deputy Director
Sara Sooy, Commissioner Ÿ Paul M. Drake, Commissioner Ÿ Doug Singleterry, Commissioner
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 10, 2022
Walk-in Services Available for Job Seekers in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties
The Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Center Employment Services and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS), located at 75 Veterans Memorial Blvd. in Somerville, are open for walk-in services for job seekers in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties beginning Monday, Nov. 14. Both offices have public-use computers available for career-related work.
Virtual and phone services by appointment will continue to be available at the Employment Services and DVRS offices as they have been since the beginning of 2022. The hours of operation for both services are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, excluding state holidays. For more information about Employment Services, call 908-704-300. To find out about DVRS call 904-704-3030.
This expansion of services provides even greater support for job seekers in conjunction with the nearby Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Training Center located on the second floor of 27 Warren St. in Somerville, which has been open for more than a year.
While walk-in services are now available at all offices, jobseekers should consider making appointments so the staff will be readily available to assist with resumes, training and general career questions. For information about all system-wide career services, visit www.thegrwdb.org.
One-Stop Career Training Center, Flemington
Because of the current staffing capacity, the Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Center at 6 Gauntt Place in Flemington will not be open for walk-in services but is open by appointment for phone and virtual services, on Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To make an appointment, or for more information call 908-541-5780 or email email@example.com.
One-Stop Career Training Center, Somerville
The Training Center will continue offering evening hours on Mondays, from 8:30 a.m.to 7 p.m., and is also open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, excluding county holidays.
Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board (GRWDB)
Staff members of the GRWDB are available to assist walk-ins and by appointment from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. located on the third floor of 27 Warren St. in Somerville.
Unemployment assistance is not available at any Greater Raritan location. Those with unemployment questions can call 732-761-2020 or visit https://myunemployment.nj.gov to explore additional resources or make an appointment for in-person assistance at one of the 13 locations around the state.
Career-seekers outside of Somerset and Hunterdon counties should note that the other One-Stop Career Centers around the state are adding walk-in availability at their locations beginning Nov. 14.
The Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board oversees federally and state-funded career and employment services for businesses and residents in Hunterdon and Somerset counties. Weekly text alerts highlight career and job opportunities in Somerset and Hunterdon counties. Text “onestop” to 565-12 to sign up.