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Constantine Township Library

Helping Hand Resources

A variety of links to online resources to aid job seekers and the unemployed.

Basic Computer Skills

 Goodwill Community Foundation--Innovative online learning opportunities for anyone who wants to improve technology, literacy and math skills

Common Craft Tutorials--Learn the basics about a wide variety of computer and technology basics

Computer Tutorials--A web guide with links to listings of computer tutorials including Microsoft applications, Internet searching, email, typing and using a mouse.  Complied by Newark Public Library

Visual Tutorials-- Assistance learning Microsoft programs and other computer technology using pictures

Financial Literacy

Michigan eLibrary Personal Assistance Resources U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education

Greenpath--Debt counseling and consolidation information

Money Smart A Financial Education Program--An easy to use learning tool that teaches the 10 modules of the Money Smart curriculum through a computer

Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Small Business Administration--The United States Small Business Administration provides programs and services to help you start, grow and succed in small business

Small Business Administration Michigan District Office

Michigan Business One Stop--Information on starting and maintaining a business in Michigan

Top Ten Legal Mistakes Made By Entrepreneurs--Help from Harvard Business School

Entrepreneurs and Innovators Web Portal From Michigan Economic Development Corporation--Find small business start-up resources

General Assistance and Social Services

Driver's Education Program--
Driver's education program contains state specific information such as practice tests for car, motorcycle and CDL, 3 on-line driver's manuals and an FAQ section

Michigan Helping Hand--Site helps Michigan citizens facing economic hardship find services they need

United Way 211--Free and confidential information and referral help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more

Michigan Department of Human Services--Food assistance information

Michigan Department of Community Health--How can I get free or low cost health care for me and my family?

Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs--Veteran's assistance programs

 Michigan Unemployment Services and Benefits

Webcasts For Unemployed Workers--The webcasts are designed to inform residents about Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency programs and services and in some cases serve as guides and tutorials

Michigan State Housing Development Authority

Michigan eLibrary:Michigan Personal Finance Resources
--Links to assistance sites for foreclosure, credit and more

Job Seekers

Michigan Works Agency Locator Map &Talent Bank

Job & Career Accelerator--Explore job profiles, create resumes and cover letters, assess interests and find jobs. (Click on the link on the left to access the program.)

Michigan eLibrary Business and Jobs Gateway

Michigan eLibrary Statewide Job Search Resources

Career Zone Write Your Resume-- From New York a one-stop way to create a resume and export it in pdf or MSWord

My Skills, My Future from the U.S. Department of Labor

O*Net Resource Center--Occupational Information Network is a comprehensive database of worker attributes and job characteristics

Learn--A free university e-learning and career re-branding courses for unemployed Michigan workers with a goal of preparing unemployed Michiganders to re-enter the workforce with a new career