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Masshire Lowell Career Center ARPA Initiatives

The MassHire Lowell Career Center, MassHire Young Adult Career Center, and the Business Service Team are excited to expand our work with Lowell Residents and Businesses to build a better future here in the City.

Working with American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding we are able to increase our ability to assist Lowell residents in training opportunities, job placement and job retention. We encourage you to follow the links below to see if you qualify and to become a member today.

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The MassHire Lowell Career Center’s ARPA Skill Center is a program to assist unemployed and underemployed residents of the City of Lowell skill up.  The center will provide individuals access to training, courses, and certifications that will increase marketability of job seekers.

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A City of Lowell Pipeline program for young adults who have a high school diploma or the equivalent and are interested in becoming City of Lowell employees. Giving opportunities for young people other to have successful careers without extended schooling.

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What is ARPA?

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 was signed into law March 2021. This act provides $350 billion in additional funding for state and local government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click here for additional information.

How does ARPA benefit the City of Lowell?

The City of Lowell will use its portion of the funding to, support public health expenditures, address negative economic impacts caused by the public health emergency, aid the communities and populations hardest hit by the crisis, and provide premium pay for essential workers. More information can be found here.

How is MassHire Lowell Helping?

Here at the MassHire Lowell Career Center our portion of the funding will be used to extend services for eligible Lowell Residents in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can explore this page and become a member to learn more.

Contact Info

Glenna Gaillardetz
ARPA Project Manager

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