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Begin Employment, Gain Independence Now (BEGIN)
BEGIN is a welfare-to-work program that provides basic skills and literacy instruction for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients.
Resident Employment Services
This program helps NYC Housing Authority residents find appropriate educational, vocational, job training, or job placement.
Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS)
FSS assists families receiving Section 8 subsidies become economically independent. Services include counseling, General Educational Development (GED) and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, continuing education, and employment counseling.
Find Jobs Through Business Link
Business Link is a nonprofit that works with the City's Human Resources Administration to find private sector jobs for welfare recipients.
Parks Opportunity Program (POP)
With approximately 2,500 trainees working in NYC’s parks, playgrounds, and recreation centers, POP is one of the nation’s largest transitional employment programs. In order to participate in POP and get assistance with your job search, you must be on public assistance, and you must be referred to POP by the NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA). Please contact your HRA case worker for referral to the program.
HRA Job Centers
Human Resources Administration's (HRA) Job Centers offer temporary financial assistance, food stamps, and Medicaid to eligible individuals. While in receipt of financial assistance, eligible adults are required to participate in an employment or rehabilitative activity designed to help them achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency.
Welfare-to-Work Program
The Welfare-to-Work Program provides job opportunities and training to low-income New Yorkers receiving public assistance through Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) or Safety Net (SN).
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