Employment Works

Employment Works helps New York City probationers find and retain jobs in growth occupations.

Program Description
Established in late August 2008, Employment Works engages probationers referred from the Department of Probation to place them in jobs and give them the necessary educational, training and support services to be prepared for long-term employment. 

Eligibility: Unemployed or underemployed probationers 18 years or older who reside in New York City. 

Agency Name Department of Small Business Services, with the Department of Probation

Evaluation & Research

Interested in participating in Employment Works?
Employment Works recruitment is ongoing. Referrals for the program come through the Department of Probation.



Agency: NYC Department of Small Business Services and NYC Department of Probation
  Start Date: August 2008  
  CEO FY12 Budget: $3,455,00 (CEO & YMI)  
  Sites: 2  
  Program Type: Workforce Development  
  Program Participants: 1,834  
  New Enrollees: 745  
  Placed in Jobs : 716  
  Placed in Jobs at $10/hour or More: 308  
  Retained in Jobs at 6 Months: 44%  
  Retained in Jobs at 12 Months: 38%