Need something else?

  • Internship for information about the "Intern & Earn" program, formerly known as the Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP)

Teens and young adults who are not working and not in school can get referrals for employment and training services, including job placement.

You can get referrals for employment and training services for out-of-school youth aged 16 to 24. The programs include work-readiness training, leadership development, career exploration workshops, instruction and tutoring, support services, and follow-up.

The Out-of-School Youth Program offers training that will lead to employment opportunities. Locations for participating organizations will be provided. You are encouraged to contact several organizations. You can get applications from these sites.

Learn about the Train & Earn program.

Out-of-school New Yorkers ages 18 to 24 can get help preparing for employment and finding jobs in the city at West Farms Workforce1 career centers.

Workforce1 is a service provided by the Department of Small Business Services that prepares and connects qualified candidates to job opportunities in New York City.

The services offered include:

  • Assessment
  • Development workshops
  • Job matching
  • Help navigating public benefits
  • On-site high school equivalency courses
  • Occupational training

A Workforce1 career center located in the Bronx offers services for youth, ages 18 to 24, who seek to obtain a High School Equivalency Diploma while preparing for careers.

In Person

West Farms Workforce1 Career Center
901 East Tremont Avenue, 2nd Floor
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

The East New York Workforce1 Career Center provides professional employment services that prepare participants to succeed in job searches and careers. Specialized services are available for individuals involved in the criminal justice system and for out-of-school, out-of-work youth aged 18 to 24.

Assistance at this center includes:

  • Help finding a job
  • Help writing a resume
  • Help preparing for interviews
  • Matching job seekers to employers
  • Services for individuals involved in the criminal justice system
  • Employment Essentials workshop
  • Professional development workshops for youth
  • Assisting with barriers to employment
  • Individualized criminal justice career advisement
  • Outbound referrals to community partners for access to training, education, or other services

Brownsville and East New York Workforce1 Career Center is located at:

2619 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM

You can get more information by phone.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

You can get additional assistance for out-of-school or unemployed youths aged 16 to 24 who have not been able to locate a suitable training program or internship.

The Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) offers a resource and referral service called Community Connect for youth, families and community based organizations (CBO).


Learn about Community Connect.

By Phone

  • Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
  • Division: Community Connect
  • Phone Number: (800) 246-4646
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • If the call fails to connect, you can call again later or email

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