Viva Fall River

Employment, Job Training, and Education Resources

Oct 31, 2021 | Small Business


MassHire Fall River Career Center
446 N Main St, Fall River, MA 02720 | (508) 730-5000
Provide a variety of employment related services for job seekers and businesses.

SER Jobs for Progress
164 Bedford Street | 508-676-1916
Secure Jobs Initiative participant, offering Adult Basic Education, including ESOL classes and Civics Prep for Citizens Exam; youth parents’ program, and C.I.E.S. (Comprehensive Integrated Employment Services) job placement program. English, Spanish, and Portuguese speaking.

ABLE Associates
187 Plymouth Ave, BLD 8, 2ND FL, | 508-673-3979
Staffing Agency.

City Employment
Employment Opportunities for the City of Fall River are posted online with instructions on how to apply for any position that is posted.

Labor Service Applicants
Class I – Laborers – No experience required
Class II – Skilled Laborers – Minimum of one year of experience in a related field required.
Class III – Mechanics and Craftsmen – Minimum of two years of experience in a related field required.

If you wish to apply, please complete a City of Fall River Labor Service Application and deliver it in person or mail it to Human Resources, One Government Center, Fall River, MA 02722.

Civil Service Open Competitive Exams
For a list of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Human Resources Division open competitive exams, please visit the Commonwealth’s Human Resources Division website.


Adult Education

Bristol Community College Adult Education: Learn more about preparing to take your high school equivalency, enrolling in English language proficiency classes, and opportunities to transition to college. 508-678-2811 ext. 2270

Greater Fall River RE-CREATION HISET (G.E.D Program): 508-679-0922


Youth Services           

MassHire Youth Connection
139 S Main St | 508-730-5000
Assisting youth ages 16-24, who need help finding a job (job applications, resume writing, interviewing and other work readiness skills); interested in obtaining your high school equivalency, transitioning to college or participating in a training program.

YouthBuild Fall River
45 Rock Street | 508-678-1975
Comprehensive youth development program that allows young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who have not been successful in school or the workplace an opportunity to plot a new course for their lives.

Youth Education for Employment Program -SER-Jobs YEEP
(508) 676-1916
High School Equivalency Program for youth aged 16-24 years

People Incorporated Early Intervention Parenting Program
4 South Main St. | 508-679-5233
Provides education, support, and resources to pregnant women and new mothers.


State Programs and Assistance

Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) Pathways to Work
Get TAFDC or SNAP? DTA offers a variety of programs to help you plan and achieve your career goals. These programs will support your family’s success.