Contact Workforce1

Workforce1 Career Centers will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.  The centers will open on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at regularly scheduled hours.

You can access our services at our Workforce1 Career Centers located throughout New York City’s five boroughs. Before visiting us in-person, take a moment to learn about what we have to offer by exploring our job postings, recruitment events, and workshops to help you land the job. Then register for services at one of our centers today.

For answers to commonly asked questions, please visit our resource library.

If you have questions about Unemployment Insurance or if you’d like to learn more about New York State Department of Labor services, visit www.labor.ny.gov.  If you’re hearing- or speech-impaired , you can contact Workforce1 through the New York City Telephone Relay System number at 800-662-1220.

 

Center Locations, Contact Information, & Hours of Operation

Bronx Workforce1 Career Center
Fordham Place
400 East Fordham Road (entrance on Webster)
Bronx, NY 10458
Telephone: (718) 960-2458
Email: workforce1bronx@rws-nyc.com
Hours:  Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions:  The Bronx Workforce1 Career Center is located on Fordham Place, 400 Fordham Road with the entrance on Webster and is reachable by subway: D train to Fordham Road Station stop. The Center can also be reached by the BX15 bus to Third Avenue and East Fordham stop. 

The University Heights Workforce1 Career Center closed for service on January 29th, 2016. Please visit the Bronx Workforce1 Career Center located at 400 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458 (see above for additional contact details) for continued access to Workforce1 services.

Brooklyn Workforce1 Career Center
9 Bond Street, 5th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Between Livingston and Fulton Streets
Telephone: (718) 246-5219
Email: Workforce1Brooklyn@grantassociatesinc.com
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions: The Brooklyn Workforce1 Career Center is located in downtown Brooklyn at 9 Bond Street between Fulton and Livingston Streets. By subway take the A,C to Hoyt-Schermerhorn; A,C,F to Jay Street-Borough Hall; 2,3 to Hoyt Street; M,R to Lawrence Street; 4,5 to Nevins Street; or B,M,Q,R to DeKalb Avenue. By bus, the B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B63, B65, and B67 make stops along Fulton and Livingston Streets.

Hunts Point Workforce1 Career Center
1029 E 163rd Street, 3rd Floor
Bronx, New York, 10459
Between Southern Boulevard and Simpson Street
Telephone: (718) 542-6777
Email: workforce1huntspoint@rws-nyc.com
Hours:  Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Directions:  Located at the corner of East 163rd Street and Southern Boulevard, the Hunts Point Workforce1 Career Center is reachable via subway: 2 or 5 trains to Simpson Street or the 6 train to Hunts Point Avenue; and via bus: Bx6 and Bx19 to East 163rd Street & Southern Boulevard. There are parking garages and metered parking in the area as well.

Upper Manhattan Workforce1 Career Center
215 West 125th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10027
Between 7th and 8th Avenues (also known as Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd & Frederick Douglass Blvd.)
Telephone: (917) 493-7054
Email: umworkforce1@edsisolutions.com  
Hours:  Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions:  The Upper Manhattan Workforce1 Career Center is located in Harlem at 215 West 125th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, also known as Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Frederick Douglass Boulevards. By subway take the A,B,C,D, 2 or 3 train to 125th Street. There are also many buses that stop at 125th Street, including the M03, M10, and M60.

Midtown Workforce1 Career Center
(by appointment only)
1250 Broadway, Suite 810
New York, NY, 10001
At 32nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues
Telephone: (646) 358-4747
Email: workforce1midtown@grantassociatesinc.com
Hours:  Monday – Friday:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions: The Midtown Workforce1 Career Center is located at 1250 Broadway. By subway, take the B, D, F, M to 34th Street-Herald Square, the 1, 2, 3 to 34th Street-Penn Station, and the N, R to 28th Street. By bus, take the M05, M06, M07 to 32nd Street, the M04 to 32nd and Broadway, and the M34 to Broadway.

Queens Workforce1 Career Center
168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432
Between 168th and 169th Streets
Telephone: (718) 557- 6755
Email:  Workforce1Queens@grantassociatesinc.com
Hours:  Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions:  By subway take the F train to 169th Street or take the E train to the last stop which is Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer. By train take the Long Island Railroad to the Jamaica Hub stop. By Long Island Bus take the N1, N2 or N3 to Jamaica (either the 179th St. Subway or the 165th St. Bus Terminal). There are also many NYC Transit buses that will take you to Jamaica Avenue. By car, take the Grand Central Parkway to 168th Street, or the Long Island Expressway to the Utopia Parkway Exit. Parking is available in a lot behind the Center, entrance on 91st Avenue.

Rockaway Workforce1 Career Center
57-17 Shore Front Parkway
Arverne, NY 11692
Telephone: (347) 926-4376
Email: wf1rockaway@edsisolutions.com 
Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Directions: By subway take the A train to Beach 60th Street/ Stratton Avenue

Sandy Recovery Workforce1
1906 Mermaid Ave., 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Telelphone: (646)-927-6093
Email: sandyrecoveryworkforce1@grantassociatesinc.com
Hours: Monday-Friday,  9:00am-5:00pm
Directions: By subway, take the Q, N, F or D train to Stillwell Avenue and walk five minutes to center. By bus, take the B74 or B36.

South Bronx Workforce1 Career Center
 
The South Bronx Workforce1 Career Center closed for service on June 30th, 2015. Please visit the Bronx Workforce1 Career Center located at 400 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458 (see above for additional contact details) for continued access to Workforce1 services.

Workforce1 Healthcare Career Center 
79 John Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10038
Telephone: (212) 618-8925
Email: workforce1healthcarecareers@rws-nyc.com
Hours:  Monday – Friday:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions:  By subway, take the 2, 3, A, C, J, Z, 4 or 5 train to Fulton/Broadway-Nassau station.  The 79 John Street entrance is around the corner from the HSBC bank on Williams Street

Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center
168-46 91st Ave., 2nd Floor
Jamaica, NY 11432
Between 168th and 169th Streets
Telephone: (718) 577-2194
Email: industrialandtransportation@grantassociatesinc.com 
Hours:  Monday – Friday:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions:  By subway, take the F train to 169th Street or take the E train to the last stop which is Jamaica Center - Parsons/Archer. By train take the Long Island Railroad to the Jamaica Hub stop. By Long Island Bus, take the N1, N2 or N3 to Jamaica (either the 179th St. Subway or the 165th St. Bus Terminal). There are also many NYC Transit buses that will take you to Jamaica Avenue. By car, take the Grand Central Parkway to 168th Street, or the Long Island Expressway to the Utopia Parkway Exit. Parking is available in a lot behind the Center, entrance on 91st Avenue.


Brooklyn Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center
Brooklyn Army Terminal 140 58th Street, Building "B" Lobby
Brooklyn, NY 11220
58th St at 2nd Ave
Telephone: (347) 987-3834
Hours:  Monday – Friday:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions:  By subway, take the N or R train to 59th Street in Brooklyn. By Bus via the B9, B11, and B37 lines. By car, the Brooklyn Army Terminal is less than 20 minutes from Manhattan when taking either the Brooklyn Bridge or Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and connecting to the Gowanus Expressway (I-278). Staten Island and New Jersey are easily accessible from the Brooklyn Army Terminal via the nearby Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

Staten Island Workforce1 Industrial & Transportation Career Center
1972 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10302
Telephone: (718) 433-2334
Hours:  Monday – Friday:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions:  By bus, take the S40 line to Richmond Terrace/Jewett Ave.

Flushing Workforce1 Career Center
41-17 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Flushing, NY 11355
Telephone:  (718) 412-0926
Email: workforce1flushing@grantassociatesinc.com
Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions: The Flushing Library Workforce1 Career Center is located at the corner of Main Street and Kissena Boulevard in Flushing (Queens).  By rail, take the 7 train subway to Main Street (last stop) or the Long Island Railroad Port Washington line to Flushing-Main Street.  By bus, take the Q12, Q13, Q17, Q19, Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q27, Q34, Q44, Q58, Q65, Q66, QBx1.  If you are driving, you must find street parking or park in one of the municipal lots in the area.

Long Island City Workforce1 Career Center
(by appointment only)
38-81 13th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Telephone: (718) 784-0877
Email: Workforce1LIC@urbanupbound.org
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions: The Long Island City Workforce1 Career Center is located at 38-81 13th St. and is reachable by public transportation by taking the F train to the 21 Street-Queensbridge stop, or by taking the Q66, Q69, and Q100 buses.

Staten Island Workforce1 Career Center
120 Stuyvesant Place, 3rd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301
Between Wall and Hyatt Streets
Telephone: (718) 285-8388
Email:  Workforce1@edsisolutions.com
Hours:  Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions: By Ferry from NYC, cross Bay St and turn right; turn left at Schuler Street; at Stuyvesant Place, turn right; the Center is approximately ½ block on the left from that point.  By bus, take the S40, S42, S44, S46, S48, S51, S52, S61, S62, S66, S74, S76, S78, S91, S92, S94, S98 to the Ferry terminal and follow walking directions from the Ferry, above. By train, take the MTA Staten Island Railway (SIR), which runs between the St. George and Tottenville stations; at the St. George station (Ferry terminal) follow the walking directions from the Ferry, above. By car, from the Verrazano Bridge take the Bay Street exit; turn left onto Bay Street; turn right on Richmond Terrace; travel 3 blocks to Hamilton Avenue and turn right for 1 block; turn right on Stuyvesant Place, where metered parking is available and a Municipal Parking Lot is around the corner on Central Avenue.

Staten Island South Shore Workforce1 Career Center
(by appointment only)
3845 Richmond Avenue, 2nd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10312
Telephone: (347) 308-5018
Email: Workforce1SouthShore@edsisolutions.com
Hours:  Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions: The Staten Island South Shore Workforce1 Career Center is located at 3845 Richmond Avenue and is reachable by public transportation by taking the Staten Island Railway to the Eltingville stop, or by taking the S59, S79, S89, X1, X4, or X5 buses.

Brooklyn Central Library Workforce1 Career Center
(by appointment only)
Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Telephone: Please call the Brooklyn Workforce1 Career Center at (718) 246-5219
Email: Please email the Brooklyn Workforce1 Career Center at Workforce1Brooklyn@grantassociatesinc.com
Hours:  By appointment only
Directions: The Brooklyn Central Library Workforce1 Career Center is located in the second floor of the Brooklyn Public Library at 10 Grand Army Plaza and is reachable by public transportation by taking the 2 or 3 subway to Grand Army Plaza, or the 4 or 5 subway to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum, or the B or Q subway to 7th Avenue.



New York State Department of Labor
Locations, Contact Information, & Hours of Operation


If you are looking to collect unemployment insurance, you can get information on how to apply here.  You can also get career counseling and job placement services at the following locations:

New York State Department of Labor
MetroTech Workforce1 Career Center 
250 Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Telephone: (718) 780-9200
Email: Brooklyn@labor.ny.gov
Hours:  Monday – Friday:  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Directions:  NYS Department of Labor MetroTech is located at 250 Schermerhorn Street and can be reached by subway: A,C, or G train to either Bond Street or Hoyt Street. The Center can also be reached by the B41,B45 or B67 bus to Livingston Street and Street of the Bravest. 

New York State Department of Labor
Lower Manhattan Workforce1 Career Center 
1 Hudson Square, 75 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013
Telephone: (212) 775-3771
Email: Varickstreet@labor.ny.gov
Hours:  Monday – Friday:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Directions:  NYS Department of Labor, Varick Street is located at 1 Hudson Square, 75 Varick Street and can reached by subway: 1, 2 train to Varick Street or the A, C, or E trains to Laight Street & Canal or Thompson Street and Avenue of the Americas (6th Ave). The Center can also be reached by the M20 bus to Watts Street or Charton Street and Varick Street, or the M21 bus to Spring Street and Varick Street.

New York State Department of Labor
Flushing Workforce1 Career Center 
138-60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd Floor
Flushing, NY 11355
Telephone: (718) 321-6307
Email: Flushing@labor.ny.gov 
Hours:  Monday – Friday:  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Directions:  NYS Department of Labor, Flushing is located at 138-60 Barclay Avenue, 2nd Floor and can be reached by subway: 7 train to Main Street and Roosevelt Avenue or 39th Avenue. The Center can also be reached by the Q65 bus to Union Street and Sandford Avenue or Q17 or Q27 to Kissena Blvd and Sandford Avenue.