Poverty and child well being are directly related. The current U.S. recession has not been easy for many fathers and families. The links below serve as a guide to job openings, training opportunities, educational programs and other resources to help dads gain long-term employment and become more involved in their children's lives. 

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HireforColorado.com is a resource dedicated to helping Colorado's longterm unemployed

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Career One Stop
Career One Stop is a comprehensive resource for job seekers, employers, students and career professionals sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Complete online career self-assessments, find local schools and job training opportunities or browse through resume templates and interview tips.

Colorado Workforce Centers
Find a Colorado Workforce Center in your community.

Colorado Labor and Employment LMI Gateway
A comprehensive overview of workforce in Colorado, including labor statistics, average job wages, industry employment projections and resource aids for job seekers.

Colorado Trade Adjustment Assistance

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) provides benefits to workers who lose their jobs, or whose hours of work and wages are reduced as a result of increased imports, or whose jobs were exported offshore ("trade-affected workers"). The TAA benefits include a variety of reemployment services designed to help trade-affected workers prepare for and obtain suitable employment.

Colorado Works
Colorado Works is Colorado's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and provides public assistance to families in need. Colorado Works Program is designed to assist customers in becoming self-sufficient by strengthening the economic and social stability of families.

College in Colorado

Research career opportunities and educational programs, find financial aid resources or complete practice job interviews.

Colorado Community Colleges System

Education is key to long-term economic stability. The Colorado Community Colleges System provides a variety of training and education initiatives for Colorado Workforce Centers and Communities. This website also lists the 14 community colleges within the Colorado system and the different degree programs they offer.

Connecting Colorado Workforce
The Connecting Colorado Workforce website provides an opportunity for job seekers to review employment openings or post their resume within 22 different job sectors. The site is also a good resource for employers to review potential job candidates and post job openings.

Colorado Fatherhood Programs

Many fatherhood programs across the state provide job readiness training, job placement opportunities and educational assistance for dads at no cost.

Colorado Trucking Jobs Throughout the state, employers are looking for qualified individuals who have obtained a commercial driver license. This will require passing a written test as well as an actual driving test with someone who is looking out for such things as turn signals, making turns and following too closely to other vehicles. Find a Trucking Job | All Trucking | Find Automotive Schools 

Goodwill
Goodwill Industries International is dedicated to eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in need reach their fullest potential through the power of work. In 2010, the organization provided more than 20.1 million workforce development services and helped more than 170,000 people obtain employment.

Monster.com Skills Analysis and Job Training

What skills do you need for your ideal job? Are there training opportunities available to help you gain increased knowledge of the technology that’s changing the way Americans work? Try out some of the online surveys and training programs on the Monster.com website.

My Next Move
Search for your dream career, browse careers by industry or receive career suggestions by answering brief survey questions on this website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

My Skills, My Future
Find a career that matches your skills set on this website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Worker Re-Employment
Have you been laid off from a job? Learn how and where to apply for unemployment benefits, what to do when your unemployment benefits run out or how to sign up for other assistance programs on this website.