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Help preparing for and finding a job

Virtual Workforce1 Career Center System by NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) | Multiple providers

Actively recruiting

Help finding a job, High School Equivalency (HSE or GED) prep, Training for a new job

Adults, Young adults, Older adults, Immigrants, Low-income New Yorkers, People with disabilities, Women, NYCHA residents, LGBTQ+ New Yorkers, Public assistance recipients, People with justice involvement

No fixed amount of time, Daytime

Last updated on Jul 04, 2021

Get help preparing for and connecting to a wide range of jobs across New York City.

Through the Virtual Workforce1 Career Center system, New Yorkers can get one-on-one career help. Services include finding jobs that are a good fit, preparing for interviews, and accessing free training. Services are free and available online or over the phone.

Who it's for

Anyone 18 years or older who is legally authorized to work in the US can use a Workforce1 Career Center.


  • Workforce1 schedules one-on-one customer appointments based on your availability and their operating hours, usually Monday through Friday, 9am–5pm.
  • Workforce1 also hosts a variety of group workshops throughout the week. This schedule varies by borough.

Disability Accommodation

Workforce1 delivers remote and online services through platforms approved by the ADA and the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (for example, using Zoom for group workshops).

Language Access

Workforce1 staff can deliver career advisement and job preparation in 25 languages in addition to English. Workforce1 also offers phone translation services if the staff does not speak your preferred language.

Next Steps

To get connected to services, fill out the online form for the NYC borough you live in: