The Displaced Homemaker Program serves people who have been displaced from their careers as unpaid homemakers.
The Federal Bonding Program provides fidelity bond insurance coverage for businesses who hire high-risk jobseekers. This includes:
To find out more, contact your Local New York State Career Center.
We operate this federally funded disability employment service in our New York State Career Centers. We provide seamless Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services and accessibility for everyone served in our Career Centers, including individuals with disabilities.
ACCES-VR provides the following services to persons with disabilities:
ACCES-VR is a partner of the New York State Department of Labor. Contact your Local New York State Career Center for more information.
The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program is a federal entitlement program that assists U.S. workers who have lost or may lose their jobs as a result of foreign trade. This program provides adversely affected workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support necessary to become reemployed.
If you are eligible, the TAA program offers a variety of benefits and services to support you in your search for reemployment. This includes:
For assistance conducting an effective job search, contact your local New York State Career Center.
This toolkit contains practical worksheets and examples to prepare ex-offender job seekers for employment.
NY State of Health is a new way for people to shop for, compare and enroll in health coverage. It is also the only place to get a new kind of financial assistance provided by the federal government to lower the cost of your health coverage. The Marketplace gives you an easy way to compare health insurance plans so you can choose the one that's right for your health needs and your budget.
In the Marketplace, you can apply for help to lower the cost of your health coverage. You may qualify for new tax credits to help pay for your monthly health insurance premiums. You may also be eligible for assistance to help pay for copays, deductibles, and other out-of-pocket costs. The Marketplace will also see if you qualify for free or low-cost coverage from Medicaid or Child Health Plus.
You can learn more and find a trained person who can help you enroll in your area at nystateofhealth.ny.gov or by calling 1-855-355-5777.
You may qualify for temporary assistance. Visit myBenefits.ny.gov from any computer with Internet access. You can do it from your home, the local library or a New York State Career Center. On the site, you can do a five-minute, confidential self-assessment of your income and family situation. The site then lists programs that may help you and tells you where and how to apply in your area. You may qualify for programs such as:
Every hour, someone in New York State needs essential services, but people often don't know where to turn. The United Way advises you to pick up the phone and dial 2-1-1 (or 3-1-1 in the New York City area) to get answers and help. Or, visit http://www.211ny.org/ or www.nyc.gov/311. Some of the many services include transportation, housing, social services, health and medicine.
ACCESS NYC is a free service that identifies and screens for over 30 City, State, and Federal human service benefit programs. You may use this service anonymously or you can create an account. Some ACCESS NYC programs require users to create an account.
Get free help from the Consumer Protection Board on:
If you find it hard to make your house payment each month:
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