Helpful Resources

Brooklyn Jobs Corps Academy

https://brooklyn.jobcorps.gov/
Jobs Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.

Cash Assistance Program

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/help/cash-assistance.page
Eligible families may receive up to 60 months of federally funded cash assistance under the Temporary Aid to Needy Families Program (TANF). Single individuals without children may receive benefits under the New York State Safety Net Program. Also, families who have received cash assistance for 60 months may continue to receive benefits under the New York State Safety Net Program.

Federal Pell Grant Program

https://www2.ed.gov/programs/fpg/index.html
The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate and certain postbaccalaureate students to promote access to postsecondary education.

FindHelp.org by Aunt Bertha

https://www.findhelp.org/
A social care network that connects people and programs&emdash;making it easy for people to find social services in their communities, for nonprofits to coordinate their efforts, and for customers to integrate social care into the work they already do.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/hra/help/energy-assistance.page
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps low-income homeowners and renters pay bills for heating fuel, equipment and repairs. For more information about HEAP call 800-692-0557 FREE. HEAP season starts every year in mid to late November.

New York Jobs

https://www.newyorkjobs.com/job-fairs.htm
New York Job Fair Calendar

New York Public Library

https://www.nypl.org/
The New York Public Library has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years.

NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS)

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dhs/index.page
The mission of the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is to prevent homelessness when possible and to provide short-term, emergency shelter for individuals and families who have no other housing options available.

NYC Food

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/foodpolicy/index.page
NYC Food is a website created to help New Yorkers find information about New York City programs, resources, and policies relating food insecurity, food access, healthy eating and economic development in the food sector.

NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA)

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nycha/index.page
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)'s mission is to increase opportunities for low-and moderate-income New Yorkers by providing safe, affordable housing and facilitating access to social and community services.

NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA)

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/immigrants/index.page
Building on its charter mandate, the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs promotes the well-being of immigrant communities by recommending policies and programs that facilitate successful integration of immigrant New Yorkers into the civic, economic, and cultural life of the City.

NYC Mayor's Office of Veteran's Affairs (MOVA)

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/veterans/index.page
(MOVA) advises the Mayor on issues and initiatives impacting the veteran and military community. MOVA works with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), the New York State Division of Veterans Affairs (NYSDVA , City Agencies, veteran's organizations and other stakeholders to offer services to veterans, their dependent and survivors; while encouraging innovative partnerships to ensure creative problem solving.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program
SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.

United States Department of Health & Human Services

https://www.hhs.gov/
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the U.S. government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.