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Jobs Plus is a membership based self-sufficiency initiative designed to support New York City Housing Authority residents living in the Betances, E.R. Moore, Melrose, and Courtlandt Avenue Houses.  The effort is based on an innovative national workforce development model with a proven history of success in using work-driven approaches to secure meaningful employment, increase earnings, advance employment outcomes through work readiness, and build wealth for public housing residents. We offer the following free services:

Employment and Training Services

  • Employer linkages for employment and career advancement opportunities, job placement, and employment counseling
  • Resume building, career coaching, work-readiness training and workshops
  • Pre and post-employment support services
  • Vocational Skills training and academic enrichment programs

Financial Counseling, Coaching, and Literacy Services

  • One-on-one financial counseling services
  • Financial literacy workshops
  • Increasing child support services
  • Access to rent-based financial incentives and Earned Income Tax Credits
  • Open a Bank Account
  • Minimize Debt
  • Establish or increase a credit score, and much more...

Community Support for Work

  • Residents from the four developments work as community coaches in Jobs-Plus to help organize working-age neighbors to promte, leverage, and strengthn social ties among residents to support work and overcome barriers
  • Support the needs of the community, particiation and empowerment, and community engagement
  • Connect residents to support services in the community


For more information, please contact:
Shaquanna Cody-McGrew, Assistant Program Director
scodymcgrew@bronxworks.org
(718) 993-8880


BronxWorks Workforce Development Office
at the Hunts Point Multiservice Center
630 Jackson Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455
Click here for a map and directions

To see the April - July 2020 NYC HRA Jobs-Plus Newsletter, click here.
 

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