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Work with or join a program that focuses on helping people with disabilities find work opportunities and develop their skills and talent for the workplace.

Last updated Last updated October 31, 2022 12:00 am

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Job services and coaching for people with disabilities

NYC: ATWORK by NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD)

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NYC: ATWORK helps people with disabilities prepare for and find a job. For People with disabilities.

  • Services Provided Help with finding work
  • Support Provided One-year follow-up
Learn more about NYC: ATWORK

Work for the City without taking a civil service exam

55-a by NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)

Now enrolling.

People with a certified mental or physical disability can be hired into competitive civil service positions with the City without having to take an exam. For People with disabilities.

  • Services Provided Help with finding work
Go to www.nyc.gov

Job services for legally blind residents

NYSCB Vocational Rehabilitation Program by NYS Commission for the Blind (NYSCB)

Now enrolling.

Guidance and counseling to help people who are legally blind find or keep employment. For People with disabilities.

  • Services Provided Help with finding work, Internship or short-term job, Training for a new job
Go to ocfs.ny.gov

Resources for all

Career Services

Job training

Learn new skills to work in fields like technology, construction, and more.

  • Last Updated Updated January 20, 2023 12:00 am
Work

Finding work

Explore paid opportunities, and services that help you find work.

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Social services

Find programs to get help with childcare, food, and other expenses.

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English & Math

Education

Find high school equivalency (HSE/GED) resources, English classes (ESOL) for all skill levels, and higher education.

  • Last Updated Updated January 20, 2023 12:00 am

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