Employment and Vocational Services
Job Search & Employment Resources
This NYS run site includes job search pages, a calendar of career fairs, and apprenticeship announcements.
This organization provides career planning and counseling services, as well as training programs and job search resources.
Register for services here.
Suffolk County runs a one-stop employment center to help provide people with the tools they need during their job search. This center runs programs that specifically help youth, former homemakers, and criminally involved individuals.
The Suffolk Works Employment Program (SWEP) assists individuals and families that qualify for TANF, SNAP, and safety net assistance prepare for and find employment.
This Nassau County site provides links to job search resources and career center sites.
EAC Network's Mission Employment program helps at-risk youth ages 18-24 who reside in the Town of Hempstead or City of Long Beach on the path toward employment.
EOC Suffolk runs 3 Family Development Centers that help low income families obtain employment and improve their job skills.
EOC of Nassau runs 5 family development centers. These centers provide employment services, including a job bank, help with resume writing, job referrals and job placement.
Glen Cove: 516-676-4958
Port Washington: 516-883-3201
Rockville Centre: 516-764-4500
EOC also runs career path TANF employment services (CPTE) for TANF recipients that are referred through DSS.
Maureen's Haven has a drop-in center that provides a range of services for people experiencing homelessness or otherwise need help. This includes assistance with job searching, resume writing, and interview preparation.
Participants in the clothing program can join meetings held once a week for two hours that include a presentation on a job search topic by a professional speaker, an opportunity to network with fellow members, and one-on-one job search support in the Career Center. Based in Brookhaven.
Vocational training & education resources
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) is a New York State run program that assists people with disabilities who can benefit from vocational training reach their employment goals.
Garden City Office:
Family Service League
Family Service League (FSL-LI) has several vocational programs.
The WorkPlus program provides training and education to help low income adults enter or re-enter the workforce.
The Flexible Employment Program (FEP) is a computer training program for adults with disabilities.
Call: 631-425-9694 ext. 4231
Their personalized recovery oriented services (PROS) helps adults with severe and persistent mental health challenges overcome barriers to employment.
The New York State run Boards of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES) provides career and technical programs for high school studies, as well as employment training for adults.
Western Suffolk: 631-549-4900 ext. 222
Eastern Suffolk: 631-687-3006
HALI provides training and internship opportunities for people interested in Peer Specialist work.
The EAC Network provides vocational services to individuals challenged with substance abuse who receive services from drug treatment services in Nassau County.
Call: 516-489-8101 ext.186