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One-Stop Career Centers offer Help

*COVID-19 Announcement: Some locations are still closed for in-person services. Customers needing to file for unemployment insurance are urged to apply online at  MyUnemployment.nj.gov. If you are unable to access the internet, please call:  North Jersey:  201-601-4100; Central Jersey:  732-761-2020; Southern Jersey:  856-507-2340. You may also request in-person services here.


While receiving unemployment benefits, you are expected to be actively looking for new employment. You will also be asked to attend workshops that have been designed to assist you. Your presence at an orientation meeting is mandatory. Here you will learn about available services and training opportunities to help you become reemployed. 

Some of the available services include career and vocational counseling, job-related training in-demand occupations, veterans' benefits, and a self-help center, called a One-Stop Career Center, where you can use phones, fax machines, photocopiers, and personal computers to conduct your job search. All available services are free.

New Jersey's One-Stop Career Centers are staffed with qualified professionals who can assist with obtaining employment or the training you need to meet the demands of our present workforce. These centers also offer educational training programs in vocational and trade schools or on-site at the One-Stop, on-the-job training with local employers and apprenticeships in many fields. In addition, they provide information on how to successfully look for a job, conduct yourself in an interview, write a resume, or learn about the local labor market. Access a county-by-county listing of local One-Stop Career Centers listed below.

New Jersey Career Connections Connects Employers with Job Seekers

Through New Jersey's One-Stop Career Center website, job seekers can find information about job fairs and targeted recruitmentsoccupational training, and programs offered by businesses and labor, opportunities for veteransmature workers or 55+ communities, displaced homemaker, youth employment for those ages 16 to 24, ex-offender services, and assistance for those who are considering starting a new business, and professional networking details. The site also offers potential employers information about financial aid and grant programs and various hiring and training incentives opportunities

One-Stop Career Center Locations

One-Stop Career Centers by County - All Centers are open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Phone Number


2 South Main Street, 2nd Floor
Pleasantville, New Jersey 08232

(609) 485-0052


60 State St, 1st Floor 
Hackensack, NJ 07601 

(201) 329-9600


795 Woodlane Rd., Floor 2
Westampton, NJ 08060 

(609) 518-3900


101 Woodcrest Road, Suite 127,
Cherry Hill, NJ 08803


Cape May

3810  New Jersey Ave. 3801 Route 9 South, Unit C
Rio Grande, NJ 08242

(609) 224-2020


3322 College Drive  
Vineland, NJ 08360

(856) 696-6600


990 Broad St.
Newark, NJ 07102 

(973) 648-3370


215 Crown Point Rd., Suite 200
Thorofare, NJ 08086

(856) 853-3200


530 48th St., 6th Floor 
Union City, NJ 07087 

(201) 369-5205 ext. 3745


6 Gauntt Place
Flemington, NJ 08822

(908) 782-2371


26 Yard Ave., Bldg. 4, 1st Floor
Trenton,  NJ 08625 

(609) 633-2410

Middlesex - New Brunswick 

550 Jersey Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 

(732) 745-3955

Middlesex - Perth Amboy  

161 New Brunswick Ave. Suite 300
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 

(732) 826-3200


17 Christopher Way 
Eatontown, NJ 07724

(732) 683-8850


1 Medical Drive, Suite 100
Morris Plains, NJ 09500

(973) 829-8504


1959 Rt. 9
Toms River, NJ 08755 

(732) 240-5995

Passaic - Paterson

200 Memorial Drive, 1st Floor 
Paterson, NJ 07505 

(973) 340-3400

Passaic - Passaic 

25 Howe Ave.
Passaic, NJ 07055 

(973) 458-6899

Salem - Salem 

98 Market Street, 2nd Floor
Salem, NJ 08079

(856) 935-7510 ext. 4540

Salem - Penns Grove 

174 S. Virginia Ave. 
Penns Grove, NJ 08069

(856) 299-7200


27 Warren Street, 2nd Floor
Somerville, NJ 08876

(908) 541-5780


Sussex County Mall Route 206 N. 
Newton, NJ 07860 

(973) 383-2775

Union - Elizabeth 

921 Elizabeth Ave., Floor 5,
Elizabeth, NJ 07201 

(908) 558-8000

Union - Plainfield 

200 West Second St.
Plainfield, NJ 07060 

(908) 412-7980


445 Marshall St.
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

(908) 329-9190

Last Updated on 3/14/2022

Online Services

Online services are also available through New Jersey's virtual One-Stop. Whether you walk in or log on, One-Stop Career Centers can help you develop your career; perform a skills assessment; choose a college or technical institute, or search for Financial Aid. Learn more.

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