Commission on Economic Opportunity - Center for Employment Opportunity
CEO - Center for Employment Opportunity
Provides job training and employment skills designed to meet the needs of local employers. The program is designed to help solve the problems of unemployment and/or underemployment and to assist welfare recipients in securing employment.
Conducts an orientation that includes determining the participant's career interests, an assessment of his or her skills, and offers resolutions and support services to help with obstacles that may be deterring the participant from obtaining and retaining employment. After orientation, the participant may receive skills enhancement to assist with: GED preparation,
obtain training in job readiness sessions, and possibly obtain a higher level of training that is geared for a specific job position.
156 Amber Lane
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
Eligibility: Luzerne County Welfare reciepients.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm (Closed from 12:00pm to 1:00pm)
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (570) 826-0510 Main
  • (570) 826-0510 Main
  • (800) 822-0359 Hotline
  • (570) 829-1665 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call for more information.
Fee Amounts: None
  • GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction
  • Job Finding Assistance
  • Vocational Assessment
  • Welfare to Work Programs
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Commission on Economic Opportunity - Center for Employment Opportunity
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