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Job training and assistance for older adults

Older Adult Employment Program by NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA)

Services Provided Help with finding work, Training for a new job

Eligibility Older adults

Schedule No fixed amount of time, Varies

Last Updated Last updated on Nov 21, 2022

Prepare for employment and get placed in jobs across the City.

SESU prepares you for employment through classes on computers, customer service, job-search techniques, resume-writing, and interviewing.

SESU also offers on-the-job training and the opportunity to earn at least the minimum wage through placements at government agencies and nonprofits throughout the City.

Who it's for Who it's for

Participants must:

  • Be 55 or older
  • Live in the five boroughs
  • Be unemployed
  • Have a family income of no more than 125 percent of the federal poverty level
  • Be willing to learn new skills

Next Steps

Call 212-602-6958 for more information.

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