This column was contributed by a association member.
Dear Accompany and Neighbors,
As a Democratic accompaniment committeeman and addition who grew up in a aggressive family, I am committed to actuality an apostle for veterans and aggressive families. My grandfathering served in the United States Navy during WWII.
My Abundant Uncle won the Purple Heart for his account in Vietnam and my brother in-law aloof alternate home from a bout in Afghanistan. I accept consistently acquainted a band with bodies who accept served our abundant nation.
This abridgement has been boxy on all of us but alike added so on Veterans and aggressive families. Unemployment ability be about 9 percent nationally but unemployment amid our nation’s veterans is about 12 percent. Unemployment amid our nations youngers Veterans is at about 27 percent. I accept that afterwards bravely confined our nation, Veterans and aggressive families deserve added from us. The atomic we can do is ensure that every Adept and every affiliate of a aggressive ancestors can acquisition a job.
As the Project Analyst for America Works of New York Inc., which is an application aggregation that helps acquisition jobs for Veterans, I apperceive aloof how complicated it can be for Veterans to acquisition the assets they charge to accomplish the alteration aback into noncombatant life.
It is for these affidavit that I accept created the aboriginal copy of my NYC Veterans Job Seekers Handbook. It is my achievement that Veterans and aggressive families will use this guide, as they chase for jobs and it will advice to affluence the process. I don’t anticipate a adviser of this affectionate has anytime been produced.
If you charge to acquaintance me feel chargeless to email me at [email protected] or arrangement my website at http://www.matthewsilverstein.org .Remember that calm we can accomplish a difference.
Democratic Accompaniment Committeeman, 26th AD
America On Demand
Services: Application services(staffing firm), resume preparation, account preparation
228 East 45th Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
T: 212-599-5627 X.164
America Works of New York, Inc.
Services: Application services, job address training, resume preparation, account preparation, busline assistance, accouterment referrals for abandoned veterans, veterans accepting SSI/SSDI benefits, veterans accepting aliment stamps or welfare, veterans active with HIV/AIDS and Veterans with a antecedent bent record
228 East 45th Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10017
T: 212-599-5627 X.190
AMVETS Job Search
Services: AMVETS sponsored job lath for veterans
4647 Forbes Boulevard
Landham, MD 20706
Black Veterans For Social Justice, Inc.
Services: application casework (for abandoned veterans), accurate apartment program, Rental abetment program, BVSJ security, Jobs to Build On, job address training, HIV/AIDS education, Substance corruption counseling, aliment pantry
665 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Services: FedsHireVets is your distinct armpit for Federal application advice for Veterans, transitioning aggressive account members, their families, and Federal hiring officials.
Goodwill Industries (GW Vets)
Services: GW Vets is a affairs operated by Goodwill Industries to abetment veterans who are gluttonous employment. To be acceptable you charge be a adept 18 years of age or older, you charge accept your DD-214 anatomy and you charge accept low or no income. Casework offered accommodate career counseling, job address workshops, job adjustment assistance, computer training workshops, and training funds available.
25 Elm Place, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
NYC Workforce1 Career Centers
Workforce1 is a account provided by the NYC Department of Small Business Casework that prepares and connects able candidates to job opportunities in New York City. We accomplish able matches for both candidates and administration by application a different aggregate of application expertise, industry knowledge, and skill-building workshops to strengthen candidates’ application prospects.
Bronx Workforce1 Career Center358 East 149th StreetBronx, NY 10455Between Third and Courtlandt AvenuesTelephone: (718) 960-2458Email: [email protected]: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PMDirections: The Bronx Workforce1 Career Center is amid on 358 East 149th Street amid Third and Courtlandt Avenues. By subway, booty the 2 or 5 alternation to 149th Street and 3rd Avenue. By bus, booty the M19 to Courtlandt Avenue. If you are driving, parking is accessible at the East 149th Street Municipal Parking Garage amid on East 149th Street amid Courtlandt and Morris Avenues.
Brooklyn Central Library Workforce1 Career Center10 Grand Army Plaza, 2nd FloorBrooklyn, NY 11238-5619Hours: Monday – Thursday 9-5, Friday 10-6 (all canicule by arrangement only)Directions: The Central Library (Brooklyn) WF1CC is amid at 10 Grand Army Plaza and is attainable by subway: 2,3, or 4 alternation to either Grand Army Plaza or Eastern Parkway stops. The Center can additionally be accomplished by the B41 bus to Flatbush Ave – Grand Army Plaza stop.
Brooklyn Workforce1 Career Center9 Band Street, 5th FloorBrooklyn, NY 11201Between Livingston and Fulton StreetsTelephone: (718) 246-5219Email: [email protected]: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PMDirections: The Workforce1 Career Center in Brooklyn is amid in city Brooklyn at 9 Band Street amid Fulton and Livingston Streets. By alms booty the A,C to Hoyt-Schermerhorn; A,C,F to Jay Street-Borough Hall; 2,3 to Hoyt Street; M,R to Lawrence Street; 4,5 to Nevins Street; or B,M,Q,R to DeKalb Avenue. By bus, the B25, B26, B38, B41, B45, B52, B54, B57, B61, B63, B65, and B67 accomplish stops forth Fulton and Livingston Streets.
Hunts Point Workforce1 Career Center1029 E 163rd Street, 3rd FloorBronx, New York, 10459Between Southern Boulevard and Simpson StreetTelephone: (718) 542-6777Email: [email protected]: Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PMDirections: Amid at the bend of East 163rd Street and Southern Boulevard, the Hunts Point Workforce1 Career Center is attainable via subway: 2 or 5 trains to Simpson Street or the 6 alternation to Hunts Point Avenue; and via bus: Bx6 and Bx19 to East 163rd Street & Southern Boulevard. There are parking garages and metered parking in the breadth as well.
Upper Manhattan Workforce1 Career Center215 West 125th Street, 6th FloorNew York, NY 10027Between 7th and 8th Avenues (also accepted as Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd & Frederick Douglass Blvd.)Telephone: (917) 493-7054Email: [email protected]: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PMDirections: The Upper Manhattan Workforce1 Career Center is amid in Harlem at 215 West 125th Street amid 7th and 8th Avenues, additionally accepted as Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Frederick Douglass Boulevards. By alms booty the A,B,C,D, 2 or 3 alternation to 125th Street. There are additionally abounding buses that stop at 125th Street, including the M03, M10, and M60.
John Street Workforce1 Career Center 79 John Street, 2nd FloorNew York, NY 10038Between William and Gold StreetsTelephone: (212) 618-8871Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (by arrangement only)Directions: The Manhattan – John Street Workforce1 Career Center is amid in Lower Manhattan at 79 John Street, amid William and Gold Streets. By subway, booty 2, 3, 4, 5, C or J alternation to Fulton Street. By bus, booty the X17 or X19 to Cortlandt Street, the BM1 to Pearl Street/ Peck Slip, or the M15 to Pearl Street/ Fulton Street. Madison Avenue Workforce1 Career Center60 Madison Avenue, Suite 704New York, NY 10010Between East 26th and East 27th StreetsTelephone: (646) 358-4747Hours: Monday – Friday 9-5 (by arrangement only)Directions: The Manhattan – Madison Avenue Workforce1 Career Center is amid at 60 Madison Avenue amid East 26th and East 27th Streets. By subay, booty the 6, N, or R train to 28 Street. By bus, booty the X1 to Avenue of the Americas/ West 23rd Street, the X7 to 5 Ave/ 28 Street, the M01 to Madison Ave/ East 27 Street, or the M23 to East 27 Street/ Broadway.
Queens Workforce1 Career Center168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd FloorJamaica, NY 11432Between 168th and 169th StreetsTelephone: (718) 557- 6755Email: [email protected]: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PMDirections: By alms booty the F alternation to 169th Street or booty the E alternation to the aftermost stop which is Jamaica Center – Parsons/Archer. By alternation booty the Long Island Railroad to the Jamaica Hub stop. By Long Island Bus booty the N1, N2 or N3 to Jamaica (either the 179th St. Alms or the 165th St. Bus Terminal). There are additionally abounding NYC Transit buses that will booty you to Jamaica Avenue. By car, booty the Grand Central Parkway to 168th Street, or the Long Island Expressway to the Utopia Parkway Exit. Parking is accessible in a lot abaft the Center, access on 91st Avenue.
Staten Island Workforce1 Career Center120 Stuyvesant Place, 3rd FloorStaten Island, NY 10301Between Wall and Hyatt StreetsTelephone: (718) 285-8388Email: [email protected]: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 8:00 PMDirections: By Ferry from NYC, cross Bay St and about-face right; about-face larboard at Schuler Street; at Stuyvesant Place, about-face right; the Center is about ½ block on the larboard from that point. By bus, booty the S40, S42, S44, S46, S48, S51, S52, S61, S62, S66, S74, S76, S78, S91, S92, S94, S98 to the Ferry terminal and chase walking admonition from the Ferry, above.
By train, booty the MTA Staten Island Railway (SIR), which runs amid the St. George and Tottenville stations; at the St. George base (Ferry terminal) chase the walking admonition from the Ferry, above. By car, from the Verrazano Bridge booty the Bay Street exit; about-face larboard assimilate Bay Street; about-face appropriate on Richmond Terrace; biking 3 blocks to Hamilton Avenue and about-face appropriate for 1 block; about-face appropriate on Stuyvesant Place, breadth metered parking is accessible and a Municipal Parking Lot is about the bend on Central Avenue.
Sunset Park Library Workforce1 Career Center5108 4th Avenue, Lower LevelBrooklyn, NY 11220-1899Between 51st and 52nd StreetsHours: Monday – Wednesday 10-6, Thursday 1-6, Friday 10-6 (all canicule by arrangement only)Directions: The Sunset Park Library WF1CC is amid at 5108 4th Ave. The Center is attainable by subway: N alternation to 59th St., eight blocks arctic to library, or the R alternation to 53rd St., two blocks arctic to library. The Center can additionally be accomplished by the B63 bus to 5th Ave. and 52nd St., one block arctic and one block west to library or the B11 bus to 52nd St. and 4th Ave., one block arctic to library. If you are advancing to the Center by car, 4th Ave. is a six-lane thoroughfare, aing Flatbush Ave. at the arctic end, and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at the south end.
Workforce1 Healthcare Career CenterWorkforce1 Healthcare Career Center30-20 Thomson Avenue, Room B-A22Long Island City, NY 11101Between 30th Street and 30th PlaceTelephone: 718-730-7500Email: [email protected] Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMDirections: By subway, booty the 7 to 33rd Street, the E or R to Queens Plaza Station, or the G to Court Square Station. By bus from Queens, booty the Q60 or Q32 to Queens Boulevard/ Skillman Avenue or Q39 to Thomson Avenue/ Van Dam Street. By bus from Brooklyn, booty the B61 to the Citicorp Building in Long Island City. By bus from Bronx, booty the QBx1 to Main Street, Flushing, or the Q44 to Main Street, Flushing, and booty the 7 alms band at Main Street to 33rd Street Station. By bus from Manhattan, booty the Q32 to Queens Boulevard/ Skillman Avenue.
Workforce1 Industrial & Busline Career CenterWorkforce1 Industrial & Busline Center168-46 91st Ave., 2nd FloorJamaica, NY 11432Between 168th and 169th StreetsTelephone: (718) 577-2194Email: Industrial&[email protected]: Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PMDirections: By subway, booty the F alternation to 169th Street or booty the E alternation to the aftermost stop which is Jamaica Center – Parsons/Archer. By alternation booty the Long Island Railroad to the Jamaica Hub stop. By Long Island Bus, booty the N1, N2 or N3 to Jamaica (either the 179th St. Alms or the 165th St. Bus Terminal). There are additionally abounding NYC Transit buses that will booty you to Jamaica Avenue. By car, booty the Grand Central Parkway to 168th Street, or the Long Island Expressway to the Utopia Parkway Exit. Parking is accessible in a lot abaft the Center, access on 91st Avenue.
USAJOBS – Veterans Application Resource Center
Services: USAJOBS is the official job armpit of the United States Federal Government. It’s a one-stop ambiance for the accomplished veterans community.
Services: Vet Jobs is the arch internet alcove job lath for extensive the 10.5 actor aggressive veterans currently in the assignment force and their ancestors members.
P.O. Box 71445
Marietta, GA 30007
New York City Mayors Office of Veterans Affairs (MOVA)
346 Broadway, 8 West (Entrance for visitors is on 108 Leonard Street)
New York, NY 10013
T: (212)442-4171 or punch 311
Services: accouterment closet, apartment assistance, application assistance, apprenticeship abetment
New York Accompaniment Department of Labor
Jobs Express Website:
Local Veterans Application Representatives
Local Veterans’ Application Representatives are distinctively accomplished veterans. They can advice you in every breadth of your job search, including:
Do you charge added help? E-mail us at [email protected]
Juan Serran358 East 149th StreetBronx, NY 10455T: (718)960-7913
Romeo Cevallos10 MetroTech Center625 Fulton StreetzSuite 4-100Brooklyn, NY 11201T: (718)780-9386
10 MetroTech Center625 Fulton StreetSuite 4-100Brooklyn, NY 11201T: (718)780-9445
New York County
VA Medical CenterRoom 19115 N, 9thFloor North423 East 23rd StreetNew York, NY 10013T: (212)686-7500 X.7716
Jordan ChaseWorkforce1 Career Center75 Varick Street-1Hudson SquareNew York, NY 10013T: (212)775-3302
Paul WolfWorkforce1 Career Center75 Varick Street-1Hudson SquareNew York, NY 10013T: (212)775-3794
Desiree FloresWorkforce1 Career Center215 West 125th Street, 6th FloorNew York, NY 10027T: (917)493-7200
Kenneth DupuyUS Department of Veterans AffairsVR&E Unit 3rd Floor245 West Houston StreetNew York, NY 10014T: (212)807-7229 X.3990
Andy Boyle168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd FloorJamaica, NY 11432T: (718)557-6711
Elizabeth Hendricks138-60 Barclay AvenueFlushing, NY 11355T: (718)321-6306
Edmond Torrence138-60 Barclay AvenueFlushing, NY 11355T: (718)321-6315
Ariel MoncadaStaten Island Workforce1 Career Center120 Stuyvesant Place, 3rd FloorStaten Island, NY 10301T: (718)285-8396
New York Accompaniment Division Of Veterans Affairshttp://veterans.ny.gov/
NYC Office245 West Houston StreetNew York, NY 10007T: (212)807-3162
NYS Office Of Temporary And Disability Abetment (OTDA)
myBenefits NYhttps://www.mybenefits.ny.gov/T: (800)342-3009
The fast and accessible way to acquisition out about abounding bloom and animal casework programs and how to administer for them – anytime and anywhere.
Helmets to Hardhats
Who can participate in Helmets to Hardhats? Veterans that accept accustomed Honorable Discharge from U.S. Aggressive service,
To get started:
James J. Peters VA Medical Center
130 West Kingsbridge RoadBronx, NY 10468T: (718)584-9000http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?id=205
Queens Vet Center75-10B 91 AvenueWoodhaven, NY 11421T: (718)296-2871 or (877)927-8387
St. Albans Association Active Center179-00 Linden BlvdJamaica, NY 11425T: (718)526-1000
Brooklyn Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System800 Poly PlaceBrooklyn, NY 11209T: (718)836-6600http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?id=21
Brooklyn Vet Center25 Chapel Street, Suite 604Brooklyn, NY 11201T: (718)630-2830 or (877)927-8387
New York County
Harlem Association Clinic55 West 125th StreetNew York, NY 10027T: (646)273-8125
Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System423 East 23rd StreetNew York, NY 10010T: (212)686-7500http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?id=97
Manhattan Vet Center32 Broadway, 2nd Floor – Suite 200New York, NY 10004T: (212)742-9591
Staten Island Vet Center60 Bay StreetStaten Island, NY 10301T: (718)816-4499 or (877)927-8387
Veterans Account Organizations
American Countless – Department of New York346 Broadway, 8th FloorNew York, NY 10013http://www.ny.legion.org/
Catholic War Veterans346 Broadway, 8th FloorNew York, NY 10013T: (212)962-0988E: [email protected]
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
About: IAVA is the nation’s aboriginal and better nonprofit, detached alignment for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. IAVA has added than 200,000 affiliate veterans and noncombatant supporters nationwide.
292 Madison Avenue, 10th FloorNew York, NY 10017T: (212)982-9699Http://iava.org
Jewish War Veterans346 Broadway, 8th FloorNew York, NY 10013http://www.jewishwarveteransny.org/
Veterans Crisis Line
About: The Veterans Crisis Band connects Veterans in crisis and their families and accompany with qualified, caring, Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a arcane toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Abutment can be had 24 hours a day, 7 canicule a week, 365 canicule a year.
T: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
Veterans of Foreign Wars – Department of New York
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