Employment and Vocational Services
Job Search & Employment Resources
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.
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.
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.