For over 50 years, Abilities, Inc. has been a leader in providing comprehensive vocational programs, transition services, as well as programs for at risk youth – all focused on persons with many varied disabilities, chronic illnesses and needs. Adolescents to adults of all ages and disabilities are served. Services include: Vocational assessments, job skills training in a variety of areas, remedial education/GED preparation, pre-employment services such as assistance with interviewing and resumes, work experiences prior to employment, job placement and job coaching at the work site. Abilities, Inc. works with over 200 employers representing many varied career opportunities and spanning the entire Long Island/New York metro area. Consumers are prepared for jobs reflective of industry and labor market demands, and making successful transitions focusing on greater independence, dignity and full integration within our community.
Working to provide a decent, safe, and sanitary home and suitable living environment for every American. HUD's mission is to fight for fair housing, increase affordable housing & home ownership, reduce homelessness, promote jobs and economic opportunity, empower people and communities, and restore the public trust
EOC is the designated, Community Action Agency in Nassau County. The overall mission is to "provide the opportunity for education and training, employment and the right to live in decency and dignity" thus, "Helping People Help Themselves." During the last 35 years, EOC has played a significant role in advocating for the disenfranchised and assisting them in overcoming the obstacles that befall them. Our commitment has been strated through program initatives that improve the quality of life for low-income people. Health, education, employment, and infant mortality are a just a few of the issues addressed through our Head Start-Early Child Development, Displaced Homemakers, Downstate Perinatal Care, HIV/AIDS Awareness and Youth Development programs.
Goodwill Industries is a major employer of people with disabilities in New York and Northern New Jersey and a leading provider of vocational, youth and community redevelopment services for people with disabilities and other special needs. Its mission is to expand opportunities and job capabilities for people outside the mainstream workforce, whether they are mentally or physically disabled, economically disadvantaged, recent immigrants, unskilled workers or urban youth. The agency operates many programs in the five boroughs of New York City and the metropolitan area, including Long Island and Northern New Jersey
Long Island Regional Adult Education Network provides technical assistance and professional development to adult literacy, occupational and continuing education programs funded by the New York State Education Department (NYSED). The LI-RAEN is one of seven Regional Adult Education Networks funded by the NYSED through federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Title II Section 223 funding.
The New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals (NYATEP) is a not-for-profit corporation serving the workforce development community throughout New York State. We partner with workforce boards, business organizations, education and training providers, economic development entities, organized labor, elected officials, and government agencies to promote the vitality of New York’s workforce, our employers, and our economy.
Program Description: The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work based training program for older workers. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides subsidized, service-based training for low-income persons 55 or older who are unemployed and have poor employment prospects. Participants have access to both SCSEP services and other employment assistance through One-Stop Career Centers.
The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. In carrying out this mission, the Department administers a variety of Federal labor laws including those that guarantee workersâ€™ rights to safe and healthful working conditions; a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay; freedom from employment discrimination; unemployment insurance; and other income support.
The Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources (DOOR) is the Grant Subrecipient/Fiscal Agent, under Title I-B of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), for the Town of Hempstead/City of Long Beach Local Workforce Development Area (LWDA). In this capacity, DOOR provides staff to the Town of Hempstead Workforce Development Board and Youth Standing Committeel. In addition, DOOR, is a partner organization of the HempsteadWorks One-Stop System and CareerCenter. DOOR is also the Program Operator for the WIOA Program and provides staff to both Hempstead/Long Beach Workforce Development Board and the WIOA program.
Since its inception in 1978, DOOR has served as the Local Prime Sponsor for the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Program, the Local Administrative Entity for the Job Training Partnership Act and the Grant Subrecipient/Fiscal Agent for the Balanced Budget Act Welfare-to-Work Block Grant Program, the TANF Summer Youth Employment Program and the WIA Title I-B Program. DOOR was also the Grant Subrecipient/Fiscal Agent for a Customized Employment Grant awarded by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), under the Consolidated Budget Appropriations Act and a U.S. Department of Labor Regional Innovation Grant.
The department has been recognized as a leading innovator in the field of workforce development with a variety of state and national awards, including the following: National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth - Innovative Strategy (2011); National Association of Workforce Boards W.O. Lawton Business Leadership Distinguished Honoree (2011); National Association of Workforce Professionals Thomas H. Ahlers Systems Building Award (2010); National Association of Workforce Boards Promising Practice (2010); Governorâ€™s Promising Practice (2003), Governorâ€™s Promising Practice (2002), National Association of Counties Workforce Award for Excellence (1999); U.S. Department of Labor Enterprise Re-Certification (Membership for Achieving Excellence) (1999); Governorâ€™s Workforce Development Award (1998); U.S. Secretary of Laborâ€™s Certificate of Excellence (1996); U.S. Department of Labor Enterprise Charter Certification (Membership for Achieving Excellence) (1996).
DOOR currently serves approximately 9,000 jobseekers per year within the HempsteadWorks Career Center.
The Town of Hempstead Housing Authority