Unemployment

Brooklyn Workforce Initiative
The Brooklyn Workforce Initiative helps low-income women primarily between the ages of 18 and 24 learn job skills that help them find living wage jobs in New York City.

 

Mercy Center
The Mercy Center runs adult education and workforce readiness training programs to provide individuals with the skills to be better equipped for the modern workplace.

 

STRIVE
STRIVE New York provides job training in a variety of fields, including job readiness workshops, skills training, leadership development, and more.

 

YWCA of Queens
The YWCA of Queens provides education and career services—including ESOL classes, a GED program, and job readiness programs—for women to succeed in the job market, particularly focusing on the immigrant population in Queens.

 

Make the Road New York
Make the Road New York runs English as a second language classes and job training programs for adult Latino immigrants across New York City.

 

Urban Upbound
Urban Upbound provides job readiness training and one-on-one counseling to help community members gain and retain meaningful employment in high-growth sectors. 

 

Grace Outreach
Grace Outreach provides high-school equivalency classes, college support programs, and career development services to women in the Bronx.

 

Literacy Partners
Literacy Partners runs a series of programs throughout the city that help parents and caregivers of young children improve their reading skills, learn to speak English and complete a high school equivalency degree. They also have online workshops to help Spanish-speaking parents and caregivers support their child’s early learning.

 

Per Scholas
Per Scholas provides training for low-income adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan to help them master the information technology skills that can help them find work in this growing field.

 

Union Settlement Association
Union Settlement Association runs a variety of adult education and job training programs throughout East Harlem.

 

Year Up New York
Year Up New York runs a free intensive one year technology skills job training and internship program for young adults ages 18-24 that pairs each student with a professional in the field to prepare them for future careers.

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