Career Development Center (CDC) 

Contact Info 

 

Assistant Director: Stephen Torres 

Phone 908-685-1444 EXT. 295

Cell 908-524-3361

storres@alternativesinc.org

600 First Avenue 

Raritan, NJ 08869

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT 

Stephen Torres 

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT 

Requirements 

​Must be DVRS, DDD or Medicaid approved.​​

For additional information, please see below. 



About the Program

We have a multi-lingual team that specialize in English, Spanish and ASL. 

Services provided in Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon, Monmouth, Ocean, and Union County! See below for more details. 


Through our Supported Employment Program, Bridges to Employment has been providing job placement and training to people who may be experiencing barriers to employment in Central New Jersey for more than 15 years.

Our Employment Specialists take the time to get to know their Clients and become familiar with their career goals, work history, skills, education and training, and are in tune to any challenges that may affect employment.

​The Supported Employment Program offers the following services:


  • Resume Development
  • Interview Preparation
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Job Placement
  • Job Coaching
  • Job Retention
  • *Counties served include Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex and Somerset.

At Bridges to Employment, we provide comprehensive career services to meet a variety of today's workforce needs. Our services range from vocational assessment and career exploration to job placement and on-the-job training. Bridges to Employment also provides an array of additional services customized for students, entry level job seekers as well as those seeking a career change. 

Whether you are an employer seeking to add qualified candidates to your workforce, or a job seeker looking for some assistance in finding just the right job match for you, you have come to the right place. Explore our website and see if Bridges to Employment is the right fit for 
your employment needs!​


Working at Bridges to Employment has been an amazing experience. I truly enjoy working with our clients and students through out the state. It has been a privilege to work with such dedicated and passionate people. 

Run by the manager Mark Brudney, our Career Development Center (CDC), Bridges to Employment provides Job Readiness Services for people with hearing loss in Central Jersey.*

The Career Development Center, in conjunction with the Bridges to Employment Supported Employment Services*, offers the following services:


  • Vocational Assessment
  • Career Exploration
  • Resume Development
  • Interview Preparation
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Job Placement*
  • Job Coaching*
  • Job Retention*
  • Assistive Technology Services are offered by appointment only
  • *Counties served include Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, Ocean and Union

mission & vision

Our goal to help our Clients find successful employment while fulfilling the employers' staffing needs. When there is a barrier that may affect a person's performance, our Employment Specialists are there to provide discreet interventions. We aim to 'bridge the gap' to successful employment.

Working closely with the Deaf population has always been my passion! Please feel free to contact me via text or email. I look forward to speaking from you soon!

​Mark Brudney 

Contact Info 

 

Program Manager: Mark Brudney  

Text Only 908-524-3442

VP 908-458-9204

mbrudney@alternativesinc.org


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600 First Avenue 

Raritan, NJ 08869