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Student & Family Engagement

777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
G Building Lobby
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Dislocated Worker Assistance 

If you are unemployed, have applied for unemployment benefits and have questions about dislocated worker programs, such as Section 30 Training Opportunities Program (TOP), Individualized Training Account (ITA) and Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), please fill out our intake form (links below). Once received, Lynne Bernier or Jayme Botelho will contact you to discuss dislocated worker programs that you may be eligible for.

Lynne’s contact information:
Google voice phone: 774.377.9787
 | Work phone: 774.357.2040 | Email: Lynne.Bernier@BristolCC.edu

Jayme's contact information:
Work phone: 774.357.3122 | Email: Jayme.Botelho@BristolCC.edu

Dislocated Worker Programs: 

For information about these programs, click the links below:

Section 30, Training Opportunities Program (TOP)

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)

Individualized Training Account (ITA)

MA Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA): CLICK HERE

If you are unemployed and haven’t applied for unemployment benefits, choose the link below which best describes your previous work situation, and apply as soon as possible: 

Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits(i.e. for those who were part- or full-time employees) 

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (i.e. for self-employed, independent contractors, and gig economy workers)

MassHire Career Centers: CLICK HERE

After using one of the links above to apply for unemployment benefits, contact your regional MassHire Career Center if you need assistance navigating the unemployment benefits system and/or support in finding a new job. 

If you would like information on admission to Bristol Community College, click the button below:

B‌ristol Community College Admissions