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Disability Employment Initiative (DEI)

The Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources provides online career pathway services for Youth with Disabilities.  A career pathway is a combination of high-quality education, training, and other services that lead to successively higher credentials and employment opportunities in growing occupations. 

OUR SERVICES

Virtual Workshops

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Virtual Job Recruitment Events

Career Guidance

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Free Career & Online Training Services

Remote Work Experience

Eligibility

  • 18-24 years of age

  • An individual with a disability

  • Legal Right to Work in the U.S.

  • Town of Hempstead / City of Long Beach

  • Not currently attending High School or college, and any one of the following:

    • A school dropout

    • HS grad who is economically disadvantaged and either deficient in reading and/or math, an English language learner

    • An individual who has been involved with the juvenile or adult justice system

    • A homeless individual

    • A foster child

    • An individual who is pregnant or parenting 

    • An economically disadvantaged individual who requires assistance

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Important Information & Links

HempsteadWorks Career Center

50 Clinton St.

Suite 400

Hempstead, NY 11550

TEL: 516-485-5000

TTY: 1-800-662-1220

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act financially assisted program is an equal opportunity employer / program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

A service of the Town of Hempstead/City of Long Beach Workforce Development Board