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. 


Virtual Workshops


Virtual Job Recruitment Events

Career Guidance

Students Typing at Their Computers

Free Career & Online Training Services

Remote Work Experience


  • 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


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