This section includes Prince George’s County government agencies as well as nonprofits that provide job-placement assistance along with: an anti-poverty national service program that pays a stipend, and a listing of area military recruiting stations.
Prince George’s County Job Centers
A partnership with local workforce development agencies. It provides a full range of assistance to job seekers. Meet with consultants to discuss career exploration, referrals to training programs, résumé preparation, and workshops. Access computers with Internet access, printers, photocopiers, fax machines, telephones, and a variety of job search resource materials.
Prince George’s American Job Center in Largo is open Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
1801 McCormick Drive, 1st floor
Largo, Maryland 20774
Laurel Regional Workforce Center is open Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 604
Laurel, Maryland 20707-4824
Maryland Workshop Exchange
A job-search and career development website run by the state; will help you write resume, submit application and find vocational training. Job openings found from 16,000 sources statewide. The online resources are also accessible at the two job centers located in Prince George’s County (addresses above).
Maryland Multicultural Youth Center
MMYC is Maryland chapter of Latin American Youth Center, a half-century old nonprofit that assists youth with education, housing and workforce training. MMYC has offered workforce services in Prince George’s County for the past 8 years under the federal funding provided by the Workforce Investment Opportunities Act and administered by the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation.
MMYC serves 16-24 years old, out of school and high school graduates. It provides 21 hours of job readiness training, which then makes participant eligible for an 8-week paid-internship. Interns meet with a job developer, who will work with them to identify their skills, produce a resume, hone their interviewing skills, and link them to job opportunities. The program also offers GED classes for out of school youth. The GED sessions are scheduled for 4 days a week.
Two offices in Prince George’s County:
7411 Riggs Road
Hyattsville, Md. 20783
6200 Sheraton Street
Riverdale, Md. 20772
(301) 779 2851
MMYC Workforce Manager Kristin Patterson
(301) 431-3121 x133
Prince George’s County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Dept.
Do you have what it takes to be a hero? Become a full-time firefighter or emergency medical services technician. Fill out application online at www.princegeorgescountymd.gov .
Minimum requirements include: U.S. Citizenship; 18 years of age; a GED and driver’s license
Lieutenant Tiffany Brooking
Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department
9201 Basil Court, Suite 355
Largo, MD 20774
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 interested in Job Corps, please call (800) 733-JOBS or (800) 733-5627, where an operator will provide you with general information, refer you to the admissions counselor closest to where you live and mail you an information packet. Young people interested in joining Job Corps are invited to visit our Recruiting Website, which is also available in Spanish (Español).
The Choice Program Baltimore City and Prince George’s County
Prince George’s Community College Financial Empowerment Center offers paid internship opportunities and training as a financial advisor (certification might be awarded)
Choice Jobs Phone: 410-382-6486
Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation
Monic Chavis Youth Program Coordinator
Corporation of National Service: AmeriCorps
Sign up for a year of service in national anti-poverty program known as the “Domestic Peace Corps.” There are many programs that are available that provide employment training and experience. While AmeriCorps Members do not receive a salary, they are paid a “stipend,” which is 105 percent of the poverty rate in the service area. Year of service provides educational award and advantage in applying for a federal job upon completion of service year.
Hope Forward (formerly the Maryland Foster Youth Resource Center)
A Baltimore-based nonprofit, it connects former foster youth, ages 17 to 25, to housing, employment, educational and mental health resources.
Program Manager: Susan Emfinger
1 N. Charles Street, Suite 1102 B
Baltimore, MD 21201
Sowing Empowerment & Economic Development, Inc. (SEED)
A health and human services agency that provides food, clothing, education, and training, while promoting self-sufficiency and empowerment, to low- to moderate-income families. SEED operates an emergency food distribution center and clothes closet, a K-8 public charter school, and a before and after school tutoring program, and is also a HUD-approved housing counseling agency.
6201 Riverdale Road
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.
Applicants should meet with a recruiter with a responsible adult who can help them ask questions and understand the information provided.
Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration
A coordinated service delivery system to enable those with developmental disabilities to foster integration into the community. Services include the Home and Community-Based Services Waiver (HCBS), New Directions Waiver, Community Pathways Waiver; Governor’s Transitioning Youth Initiative; Ticket to Work Program.
Social Security Administration Supported Employment Assistance
Ticket to Work Program
Division of Rehabilitation Services/Maryland State Department of Education (DORS)
Promotes the employment, independence, and self-sufficiency of individuals with significant disabilities.
Toll Free 1-888-554-0334
Mental Hygiene Administration/Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
For individuals who, because of the severity of their mental illness and their financial need, are qualified to receive state subsidized services.
Administrative Services Organization (ASO) provides 24/7 mental health treatment services
For other mental health services in Prince George’s County
Prince George’s County Core Service Agency
Prince George’s County Department of Family Services
Mental Health Authority Division
5012 Rhode Island Avenue, Room 114
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Office of Workforce Development and Adult Learning/Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation
Dedicated to providing programs and services that help youth/young adults reach their educational and employment goals. Also, provides workshops on job search topics, assistance in resume writing, as well as use of copiers, fax machines, and phone.
Maryland One Stop Career Center – Prince George’s County
1100 Mercantile Lane, Suite 100
Largo, MD 20774
List of local One Stop centers: https://www.dllr.state.md.us/county/pg/
Link to employment information pertaining to job seekers with disabilities: www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/disabilities.shtml
Maryland Division of Unemployment Insurance
To process claims for unemployment:
Maryland Workforce Exchange
A job search and career development website run by the State of Maryland offering career counseling, job search tips and current positions located across the region. This site will help you develop your resume, submit job applications and seek out vocational training.
United Communities Against Poverty
Provides GED preparation, computer skills, resume writing, job training and job placement
1400 Doewood Lane
Capitol Heights, Md. 20731
Hillside Family of Agencies
Hillside Work Scholarship Connection of Prince George’s County (301) 446-3691) helps youth stay in school, earn their high school diplomas and prepare for secondary education or employment. Students enter the program in seventh through ninth grade. School-based youth advocates provide 360-degree support to help students develop good habits, acquire social skills, and achieve their potential to become contributing, responsible young people at home, in school and at work. Hillside is active in the following schools.
Central High School
Fairmont Heights High School
Potomac High School
Suitland High School
Benjamin Stoddert Middle School
James Gholson Middle School
Drew-Freeman Middle School
William Wirt Middle School
Catholic Charities: Archdiocese of Washington
Offers adult education programs, shelters, healthcare, vocational training, family strengthening programs, mental health programs, substance abuse treatment, crisis assistance, and immigration programs.
924 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
We are Casa
Provides English classes, literacy classes, training, workshops, legal assistance, and
employment to Latino immigrants.
Prince George County Welcome & Worker Center
7978-B New Hampshire Ave.
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Family Support Center
Provides employment assistance to women that are pregnant or have a child under the age of 4.
8908 Riggs Road
Adelphi, MD 20783
Housing Initiative Partnership
Creates housing opportunities for the low and moderate-income residents of Prince George’s County as well as job training and life skills.
6201 Belcrest Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782
Jobs Have Priority
Helps homeless people obtain permanent employment; must have a referral from a shelter.
6113 Breezewood Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Mission of Love
Provides job search skills and computer training
6180 Old Central Avenue
Capitol Heights, MD 20746
New Revival Center of Renewal
New Revival Center of Renewal is a faith-based organization designed to assist you to achieve housing, employment and financial stability. There are classes and vocational programs available.
1402 Ritchie- Marlboro Road
Capital Heights, MD 20743
Training Source, Inc.
The Training Source offers job training to the community. One program, the Office Automation Training Program, helps participants obtain employment skills currently in demand by area employers. These classes are available to eligible unemployed or underemployed citizens. This program utilizes self-paced instruction which allows each student to develop skills according to his or her learning capabilities.
59 Yost Place
Seat Pleasant, MD 20743