The Displaced Homemaker Program serves people who have been displaced from their careers as unpaid homemakers.
The Federal Bonding Program provides fidelity bond insurance coverage for businesses who hire high-risk jobseekers. This includes:
To find out more, contact your Local New York State Career Center.
If you are a job seeker and a member of one of the target groups listed below, a business who hires you may be eligible to receive a federal tax credit. This tax credit may be the driving force for the business to hire you for the job. You may be eligible for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit if you fall within one of these eight groups:
In addition, long-term recipients of TANF (or AFDC) may qualify their employers for the Long Term Family Assistance - WOTC Tax Credit. A business may be eligible for a Temporary Family Assistance Tax Credit if the employee has received TANF (or AFDC) for 18 consecutive months prior to the hire date.
If you believe you are a member of any of the above groups, there may be tax credits available to the business that hires you. This means you can give an extra incentive to hire you.
For more information, contact your local New York State Career Center.
We operate this federally funded disability employment service in our New York State Career Centers. We provide seamless Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services and accessibility for everyone served in our Career Centers, including individuals with disabilities.
ACCES-VR provides the following services to persons with disabilities:
ACCES-VR is a partner of the New York State Department of Labor. Contact your Local New York State Career Center for more information.
The TAA program helps workers who have lost their jobs as a result of foreign trade. It offers a variety of benefits and services, including:
For assistance conducting an effective job search, contact your local New York State Career Center.
You may qualify for temporary assistance. Visit myBenefits.ny.gov from any computer with Internet access. You can do it from your home, the local library or a New York State Career Center. On the site, you can do a five-minute, confidential self-assessment of your income and family situation. The site then lists programs that may help you and tells you where and how to apply in your area. You may qualify for programs such as:
Every hour, someone in New York State needs essential services, but people often don't know where to turn. The United Way advises you to pick up the phone and dial 2-1-1 (or 3-1-1 in the New York City area) to get answers and help. Or, visit http://www.211ny.org/ or www.nyc.gov/311. Some of the many services include transportation, housing, social services, health and medicine.
ACCESS NYC is a free service that identifies and screens for over 30 City, State, and Federal human service benefit programs. You may use this service anonymously or you can create an account. Some ACCESS NYC programs require users to create an account.
Get free help from the Consumer Protection Board on:
If you find it hard to make your house payment each month:
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