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  • BWI recruits jobless and working poor New Yorkers who want to start a new career and offer them free full-time training leading to industry-recognized credentials.

  • Grace Institute provides tuition-free, practical job training in a supportive learning community for underserved New York area women of all ages and from many different background.  It offers business skills day program, business skills evening program and 14 week Microsoft Office course.

  • Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives.

  • NEW trains women and places them in careers in the skilled construction, utility, and maintenance trades, helping women achieve economic independence and a secure future.

  • This site from the U.S. Department of Labor serves both individuals looking for apprenticeships and employers seeking to set up apprenticeship programs.

  • The YWCA of the City of New York's Women's Empowerment Network provides computer training, benefits counseling,displaced homemaker program,free or low cost childcare, legal counseling and workforce development.

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