There is an Answer to Your Personal Mortgage Crisis

The MCJTP has helped Connecticut residents stay in their homes since 2008 by enhancing job skills to improve earning potential and the ability to sustain a mortgage with affordable monthly payments. 

Hardships create difficult situations and can require difficult decisions, but you are not alone. The sooner you reach out, the more options you will have to work towards a resolution. Let us help you to understand your current situation, explain your mortgage assistance options and review what document you need to get started.


  • Unemployed, underemployed or in need of a second job

  • A homeowner
  • 60 days or more past due on a mortgage for their primary residence in CT
  • Demonstrate an imminent need for program services

This no-cost program offers virtual services such as:

  • Assess your situation, learn about resources, and supports available to you
  • Access financial and credit counseling workshops
  • Identify skills needed to advance in a career or transition to a new occupation
  • Assistance with your resume, cover letter, and interviewing skills
  • Employment search support
  • No-cost Job training scholarships that lead to certification or licensure
    • Including and not limited to the following:
      • Certifications:
        Cisco and VMware
        CompTIA A+, Network and Cybersecurity
        MS Office 365
        Project Management (PMP)
        Property Management
        Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming
      • Licensure:
        CDL Class A, B and Forklift
        Vocational CT State Licensure Renewals
        Real Estate
      • Small Business:
        Referrals and Resources for Entrepreneurs

Connecticut homeowners facing foreclosure have options and resources. If loss of work, insufficient income, overwhelming medical bills, or other financial challenges are putting you at risk of losing your home, there are no-cost services available for households in jeopardy of foreclosure. Earning more could be the solution to avoiding foreclosure.

The program is offered at no cost through The WorkPlace in partnership with the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, Capital Workforce Partners, and Connecticut’s workforce system. We also work with Judicial Mediators and HUD approved housing counseling agencies. There are clear links between training, employment and housing stability.

Contact Information

Call toll free 1-866-683-1682 or reach out to a staff member who represents your county below.

Our staff meets with people across Connecticut. Counselors provide one-on-one consultations to identify in-demand training opportunities to help you increase your job skills, advance your career and become more financially stable.

Claire Duvernay
(203) 416-8491
Fairfield County
Litchfield County
New Haven County

Desiree Brooks
(203) 610-8584
Fairfield County
Litchfield County
New Haven County

Maria Matarazzo
(203) 610-8580
Fairfield County
Litchfield County
New Haven County

Marisol Concepcion
(860) 462-8043
Hartford County
Middlesex County
New London County
Tolland County
Windham County