North Brooklyn Development Corporation 148-50 Huron Street Brooklyn, NY 11222 718.389.9044 An employment referral service. Bring ID, Social Security card and resume for job referral. Also offers tenant-landlord housing advice. Free. New York Association for New Americans, Inc. (NYANA) 2 Washington Street New York, NY 10004 212.425.2900 www.nyana.org Offers job readiness and placement assistance, and ESOL and Pre-GED classes. Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) 25 Thornton Street Brooklyn, New York, 11206 718.387.1600 www.obtjobs.org An employment training center that provides basic education, GED preparation, job training and job placement for adults and youth. Locations in Sunset Park and Bushwick/Bedford-Stuyvesant. St. John the Baptist Parish New Horizons Adult Education Program 75 Lewis Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11206 718.455.1166 Computer training, preparation for the U.S. citizenship exam, adult basic education and literacy assistance, and Pre-GED, GED and ESOL classes. Ages 18 and older. Job readiness program for those between 18 and 21 years old. State University of New York (SUNY) Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center 111 Livingston Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.488.9843 ext.3320 www.bkl.eoc.suny.edu Offers technical and computer classes, and secretarial, bookkeeping, medical office administration and workplace technology training. Also offers GED, ESOL and college preparation classes. Income and previous education requirements. Ages 18 and older. Free. New York State Department of Labor Division of Employment Services 250 Schermerhorn Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.780.9200 ext. 3 Offers workshops on resume writing and interview skills and job placement assistance. Resource rooms have computers with internet access, fax machine, photocopier and job search materials. Free. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT NYC Workforce1 Career Centers www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/wf1/html/home/home.shtml Offers job placement, career advisement and skills training. Centers located in Brooklyn (information below), the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island and Queens. See website for more information. Brooklyn Workforce1 Career Center 9 Bond Street, Fifth Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.246.5219 (TTY) 718.246.3973 Client orientations are held Monday through Thursday. Free. WEB RESOURCES Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS) CUCS Jobs Journal www.cucs.org/hrc/jobs_journal.php Bi-weekly newspaper lists job openings and training programs in New York City especially for the homeless, and those with mental illness and other special needs. Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. www.goodwillny.org/employment_training.aspx Goodwill offers employment centers, workforce development, welfare-to-work, training services and temporary staffing. New York State Department of Labor www.labor.state.ny.us/apprenticeship/general/ registration.shtm Provides information on apprentice training programs sponsored by the New York State Department of Labor. New York City Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC) www.nycetc.org/training_programs.php Provides database that profiles employment, education and job training programs provided by NYCETC members. New York City Department of Education Office of Adult & Continuing Education www.adultednyc.org Provides information on no-cost academic skills, employment preparation and training courses. University of the State of New York State Education Department Apprenticeship Programs www.emsc.nysed.gov/aewd/app/home.shtml Offers training for more than 300 apprenticeable occupations in New York State. TRAINING/JOB PLACEMENT/CAREER COUNSELING Education & Job Information Center Training, Job Placement & Career Counseling Services Education & Job Information Center Central Library 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11238 718.230.2177 2768.BR (06.10.08) Training & Job Placement Services This brochure lists organizations in Brooklyn and New York City that offer job training and placement services. Find more resource guides compiled by the Education & Job Information Center at www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/ejic/jsp/ Brooklyn Adult Learning Center 475 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11216 718.638.2635 www.adultednyc.org Provides job training in electronics, clerical work, computers, medical billing and coding, nursing, equipment repair and technician careers. Free. CAMBA 1720 Church Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11226 718.287.2600 www.camba.org Offers job training and placement in the security, human services and customer service fields. Free. Career & Educational Consultants, Inc. Metro Training Institute 270 Flatbush Avenue Extension Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.858.8500 www.cecmetrotraining.com Offers workplace training and job placement services for those living below 200 percent poverty line and VESID or food stamp recipients. High school diploma or GED preferred. Ages 18 and older. Free. Catholic Charities Brooklyn & Queens Neighborhood Services World of Work Ace Program 2037 Utica Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11234 718.758.9491 www.ccbq.org Provides money management, job skills training and assistance for those with mental illness and a history of substance abuse or homelessness. Ages 18 and older. Free. Center for Family Life Employment Services 443 39th Street Brooklyn, NY 11232 718.633.4823 www.cflsp.org/L3pages/AdultEmployment.html Provides employment counseling, job skills training, ESOL classes and financial counseling for Sunset Park residents. Ages 21 and older. Free. Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. Employment & Training Division 220 Church Street, 13th Floor New York, NY 10013 212.941.0041 www.cpc-nyc.org Offers training and placement in apparel, hospitality and Home Health Industry (HHA) careers. Offers a Mature Worker Program for low income people age 55 and older. Ages 18 and older. Free. Council of Jewish Organizations of Flatbush 1550 Coney Island Avenue, Second Floor Brooklyn, NY 11230 718.377.2900 ext. 229 www.cojoflatbush.org Offers job skills assistance, vocational ESOL and computer training and career counseling for Brooklyn residents. Free. Federation Employment Guidance Services (FEGS) Employment Services 80 Vandam Street, Seventh Floor New York, NY 10013 212.366.8550 Employment Support Services helps individuals prepare for and obtain non-skilled, skilled, technical, professional and managerial jobs. Free. Federation Employment Guidance Services (FEGS) Brooklyn Resource Center 938 Kings Highway Brooklyn, NY 11223 718.336.2836 ext. 330 Provides job placement, computer training, ESL and civics classes for the U.S. citizenship exam, and services for refugees and asylees. Ages 18 and older. Free. Fifth Avenue Committee Neighborhood Employment Services 621 DeGraw Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 718.237.2017 718.237.5366 (fax) www.fifthave.org Offers basic computer training, career counseling, resume help and job listings for residents of Lower Park Slope, Red Hook and Sunset Park. Free. The HOPE Program One Smith Street, Fourth Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.852.9307 ext. 4 www.thehopeprogram.org Offers an intensive job training and job readiness program that includes internships, computer training, GED classes and other support services. An Open House is held every Tuesday and Thursday at 9 am. Free. Medgar Evers College School of Professional and Community Development POISED for Success POISED at Home 1150 Carroll Street, CP-21 Brooklyn, NY 11225 718.270.6466 www.mec.cuny.edu/spcd/ccpi/pah.asp Offers GED preparation, job placement, computer training, and parenting and health classes for pregnant women or women with children 2-years-old or younger. Must be referred by Housing Redevelopment Authority (HRA). Free. Medgar Evers College School of Professional and Community Development Welfare to Careers 1150 Carroll Street, CP-9 Brooklyn, NY 11225 718.270.6466 www.mec.cuny.edu/spcd/ccpi/wtc.asp Offers student advisement, job placement, counseling and tutoring, and free tuition for two-year or fouryear degree programs for those who are parents or guardians of a minor child, pregnant, or paying child support and whose income is less than 200 percent of the poverty level. Must be referred by Housing Redevelopment Authority (HRA). Free. New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Resident Employment Services 350 Livingston Street, Sixth Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217 718.250.5904 http://home2.nyc.gov/html/nycha/html/community/ res_employ.shtml Offers NYCHA residents job training and placement services, interview skills workshops and resume help. Free. New York State Education Department Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities New York State Office Building 55 Hanson Place, Second Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217 718.722.6701 or 6700 (TTY) 718.722.6736 www.vesid.nysed.gov/brooklyn Offers people with disabilities an opportunity to become independent through education, training and employment, and provides vocational rehabilitation services.