We are connecting workers and the businesses who need them. If you are an asylum seeker interested in work, follow the steps below to register and find opportunities at a Workforce1 Career Center near you. If you are a business owner looking for workers, use the link below to register to work with a recruitment specialist.
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Looking for work? New York City can help.
Hiring workers? New York City can help.
The NYC Department of Small Business Services is connecting business owners with work-authorized employees, including new migrants and asylum seekers.
If you are an asylum seeker who has just arrived in New York City, you can get free and confidential help at the Asylum Seeker Resource Navigation Center. You will need to schedule an appointment through NYC shelter staff or a community-based partner office.
The Center will connect you with services and resources, including but not limited to:
You can get some basic services at the Center. The Center can also connect you with providers and community-based organizations throughout the five boroughs of New York City, including Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Centers (HERRCs).
Call 311 or visit nyc.gov/asylumseekers for more information.
Providing free legal assistance with citizenship applications and financial counseling
The Department of Consumer and Worker Protection is NYC’s central resource for workers.