Helpful Resources

Job Programs/Sources

Brooklyn Jobs Corps Academy
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.

Career Interest Assessment sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor
Learn what careers might be of interest to you by answering 30 questions in about 5 minutes. It's free with no obligation.

New York City Government Job Board
Portal for job applicants looking to work for New York City (including internships and fellowships) at over 60 different governmental agencies and offices.

New York Jobs
New York Job Fair Calendar

New York Public Library
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.

Occupational Information Network (O*NET)
Developed and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment Training Administration, O*NET's database has detailed descriptions of nearly 1,000 occupations.


Assists individuals with disabilities in New York State to achieve and maintain employment and to support independent living.

Federal Pell Grant Program
The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate and certain postbaccalaureate students to promote access to postsecondary education.

Social Service Programs/Agencies

Cash Assistance Program
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. by Aunt Bertha
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)
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 City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Source of New York City Public Health information and resources.

NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS)
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
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)
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)
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)
(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)
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
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.