CareerPoint helping Hurricane evacuees find jobs and homes

Hampden County

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – CareerPoint in Holyoke is committed to helping hundreds of homeless Puerto Rican displaced by Hurricane Maria find meaningful jobs in western Massachusetts.

CareerPoint recently began this effort with a job fair helping Puerto Rico’s displaced educators find new jobs in the Holyoke school system.

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Holyoke is now home to hundreds of hurricane evacuees looking for work.

CareerPoint Vice President Bud Delphin told 22News “most of these folks are talented individuals who are suffering from a tough situation.”

Since so many of these newcomers temporarily live in Springfield area hotels, CareerPoint is now focused on helping them find a good place to live.

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