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  • VA Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
    The VA Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) program is designed to assist veterans with service-connected disabilities to obtain suitable employment and/or achieve independent living goals.

  • NYC Small Business Services Access Training
    NYC SBS offers training programs for in-demand occupations across sectors remotely and at different locations throughout the city.

  • NYC Department for the Aging Senior Job Placement Program
    The NYC Department for the Aging's Senior Employment Program has placed New Yorkers over the age of 55 in jobs in data processing, administrative work, customer service, security services, airport services, home care, and more.

  • New York Library Career Resources
    The New York Science, Industry, and Business Library (SIBL) is offering the following free virtual career services.

    Career Workshops with Professional Coaching
    : Online sessions with Career Coaches to help get your resume ready and improve your networking and interviewing skills.

    Online Video Tutorials
    : Video training tutorials in various skills including Microsoft, Adobe, HTML, salary negotiation, interviewing skills, business writing.

    Career Cruising
    : Review resume samples, career guides, and professional assessments to discover your transferable skills.

  • The Spouse Education and Career Opportunity program provides military spouses with resources to create an academic plan, search for scholarships, develop their resume, and find the right career.
  • IVMF Onward to Opportunity (O2O) is a free career training program that provides professional certification and employee support services to transitioning veterans and military spouses.

Job Fairs and Events

  • OurVeteransNYC, the NYC Veteran Alliance event page, includes upcoming job fairs and hiring events.

Professional Mentorship


New York State Department of Labor

File an unemployment insurance claim, learn about pandemic unemployment assistance, and certify weekly benefits at the NYS Department of Labor website.

United States Department of Labor

The US Department of Labor offers Coronavirus resources for workers and employers and disaster unemployment assistance.

Unemployment Benefits FAQ

If you have questions about unemployment benefits visit ACCESSNYC's Frequently Asked Questions page for answers.

Legal Aid

The Volunteers of Legal Service's (VOLS) Unemployed Workers Project provides free legal advice to low-wage and unemployed workers who are seeking government benefits. If you need support accessing benefits, call the Unemployed Workers Project hotline at 347-521-5720 or fill out the VOLS Unemployed Workers Interest Form.

For additional information regarding Unemployment contact DVS Engagement Coordinator:
Amauri Espinal

Work from Home Toolkit

The NYC Mayor's Office of the Chief Technology Officer has developed a toolkit to help New Yorkers make the most of working from home. The advice and tips in this toolkit have been drawn from a variety of sources with expert knowledge in working from home best practices. See the toolkit.