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Career Source Tampa Bay launches call center to support R3 program

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Posted at 3:00 PM, Jul 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-14 15:00:36-04

TAMPA, Fla. -- Career Source Tampa Bay is opening a new call center to help support the Rapid Response Recovery (R3) Program.

The call center helps people who lost their jobs in the pandemic get back in the workforce. It will also help distribute $21.5 million to Hillsborough County job seekers and businesses as part of the R3 program.

Career Source Tampa Bay is looking to sign up 2,100 people to participate in short-term and on-the-job training.

In addition to training, grants will also be available.

Hillsborough County residents and businesses can call 813-360-1444 for more information. The phone number will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Employers looking to qualify for the grants can click here for more information.