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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 1 day ago

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

If you are interested in applying, complete the Older Adult Employment Interest Form.

If you are interested in attending an in-person information session, call Aging Connect at 212-AGING-NYC (212-244-6469).

You can also email any questions you have to