Henry Street Settlement opens doors of opportunity for Lower East Side residents and other New Yorkers through social services, arts, and health care programs.
Henry Street offers an array of services for individuals seeking employment. Our Workforce Development Center (WDC) provides the tools and resources needed to complete a successful job search.Our program provides the tools and resources needed to begin and complete a successful job search. Even after a job is secured, we continue to work with clients, offering alumni activities to help with career advancement.
To get started, visit our office at 99 Essex Street (corner of Delancey Street) between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday to meet with an Employment Coordinator.
Our Workforce Development Center services include:
- Interview Preparation
- Resume Revision
- Job Search Assistance
- Career Planning
- Post-Placement Retention Services
- ESL-Job Readiness Program
- Customized Staffing
- Computer skills training
The Workforce Development Center program is also available for non-fluent English speakers, along with ESL classes.
Henry Street Settlement also offers free employment assistance through the Job Essentials Training (JET) program.
We also offer specific employment and training services to people living in the Lillian Wald and Jacob Riis Houses as part of our Jobs Plus program.
For employers seeking qualified entry- and mid-level workers, the WDC offers Customized Staffing Services to meet your hiring needs — at no cost to the employer.
Henry Street has several programs for youth seeking employment, including the Summer Youth Employment Program and the Young Adult Internship Program. The WDC services are also available to out-of-school, out-of-work youth ages 18 to 24.