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Department of Labor

Work for Success - Overview

The policy of New York State and Governor Andrew Cuomo is to help reduce recidivism, promote economic development, and improve public safety throughout New York State by helping people with prior criminal convictions find employment.

The Work for Success matches qualified and appropriately trained job applicants with criminal convictions to your open job orders at no cost to you.

To get started and receive resumes of work ready individuals with criminal convictions, please call the New York State Department of Labor at 1-888-708-6712.

For more information, see the Work for Success Fact Sheet (PDF).

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