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Job training and assistance for older adults

Older Adult Employment Program by NYC Department for the Aging (NYC Aging)

Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills training, Career services

Eligibility BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, Immigrant, Justice-impacted individual, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, NYCHA resident, Person with a disability, Public assistance recipient, Veteran, Woman

Schedule No fixed amount of time, Schedule varies

Last Updated Last updated on Sep 06, 2023

Prepare for employment and get placed in jobs across the City.

This program prepares you for employment through classes on computers, customer service, job-search techniques, resume-writing, and interviewing.

You can also get on-the-job training and the opportunity to earn at least the minimum wage through placements at government agencies and nonprofits throughout the City.

Who it's for Who it's for

Participants must:

  • Be 55 or older
  • Live in the five boroughs
  • Be unemployed
  • Be willing to learn new skills
  • Commit to actively seeking employment
  • Have a family income of less than 125 percent of the federal poverty level:
Household size Your income (125% or less than the federal poverty level)
1 $18,225
2 $24,650
3 $31,075
4 $37,500
5 $43,925
6 $50,350
7 $56,775
8 $63,200
For each additional person add $6,425


Next Steps

Attend a virtual Information Session, held every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. over Zoom. Complete the interest form online.

Or, you can attend an Information Session in person. Register by calling Aging Connect at 212-Aging-NY at 212-244-6469.