Training, Job Placement & Career Counseling Services
Career & Educational Consultants, Inc.
Metro Training Institute. 270 Flatbush Avenue Extension, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Phone: 718.858.8500. Workplace-focused training and job placement services. Eligibility requirements: dislocated workers or those living below 200 percent poverty line, VESID or food stamps recipients. Prefers high school diploma or GED. Ages 18+. Free.
Center for Family Life Employment Services
443 39th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232. Phone: 718.633.4823, FAX:718.633.6729. Employment counseling, job readiness, skills enhancement and job follow-up assistance. Computer basics and ESL classes, resume writing, interview techniques, job search techniques, job counseling and financial literacy classes, and tax assistance. For Sunset Park residents. Ages 22+. Free.
Federation Employment Guidance Services Trade & Business School
315 Hudson Street, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10013. Phone: 212.366.8450. Services for those collecting unemployment insurance. Computer and bookkeeping training, and training for direct care work with developmentally disabled. Ages 18+. Free.
New York Work Alliance
30 Broad Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10004. Phone: 212.742.1000. Workforce preparation and career counseling for refugees and females, or heads of household with low income.
NYC Workforce 1 Career Centers
Operated in coordination with the New York State Department of Labor and the City University of New York. Job placement, career advisement, job search counseling and skills training. Centers located in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island and Queens. See website for information on centers not listed. Free.
SUNY Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center
111 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Phone: 718.488.9843. Technical, computer, secretarial, data entry, computerized bookkeeping, medical billing, medical office administration, Microsoft Office, technology for the work place (A+ certification, LAN and web design) information processing technology, CISCO systems and CAD training. GED, ESOL and college preparation classes. Income and previous education requirements. Ages 18+. Free.
Brooklyn Adult Learning Center
Job training in electronics, clerical work, computers, medical billing and coding, equipment repair and technician careers. Also certified nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse and emergency medical technician training. Free. 475 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216. Phone: 718.638.2635.
Brooklyn Workforce Innovations Neighborhood Employment Services
621 DeGraw Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217. Phone: 718.237.2017, Fax: 718.237.5366. Walk-in center. Computer basics and cable installation training, career counseling, resume help, training program referrals and job listings. For residents of Lower Park Slope, Red Hook and Sunset Park. Free.
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn & Queens Builders for the Family and Youth World of Work – Assisted Competitive Employment Program
2000 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234. Phone: 718.758.9491. FAX: 718.758.9497. Resume writing, interview techniques, time management, money management, and job success skills training and assistance. For those with mental illness and a history of substance abuse or homelessness. Ages 18+.
Chinese American Planning Council (Brooklyn location)
5406 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220. Phone: 718.851.8870 Hospitality careers training program. Ages 18+ with low income. Free.
Chinese American Planning Council Workforce Development Division
220 Church Street, 13th Floor, Room #1329 D, New York, NY 10013. Phone: 212.941.0041. Clerical, apparel, hotel, home attendant and Home Health Industry (HHA), and adult literacy training. Free. Mature Worker Program for 55+ with low income. Placement services. Ages 18+. Free.
Council of Jewish Organizations of Flatbush
1550 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230. Phone: 718.377.2900 ext. 229. Job readiness, resume writing and interview skills assistance; vocational ESOL, basic computer training and career counseling; job placement support resources and workshops. For Brooklyn residents. Free.
New York City Job and Career Center (Manhattan location)
255 West 54th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10019. Phone: 212.247.5650. Job application, resume and interview workshops. Career guidance for teens and adults. College and vocational search (online or individual counseling) by appointment. Free for individuals. Group learning for a fee.
New York City Technical College Career & Transfer Services
300 Jay Street, Room N-105, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Phone: 718.260.5013. Career and educational planning assistance, vocational testing, career information, major and discipline information, and transfer assistance.
North Brooklyn Development Corporation
148-150 Huron Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222. Phone: 718.389.9044. Employment referral service. Free.