Additional Resources on Economic Resilience

  • Center for Economic Opportunity www.nyc.gov/ceo
    • It is the umbrella group to many of the cities economic programs an policies. Its programs are aimed at workers, young adults and families with children. They offer many resources from job training to placement, and specialized job training to advancements within certain fields.
  • ACCESS NYC www.nyc.gov/accessnyc
    • A free, online gateway that allows New York City residents to pre-screen, anonymously, for over 35 City, State and Federal human service benefit programs in seven languages, including Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Korean, Russian, Arabic, Haitian-Creole, and English.
  • Workforce1 Career Centers http://www.nyc.gov/workforce1
    • Holds workshops that teach skills to those looking for a job
  • NYC Stuff Exchange http://www.nyc.gov/html/stuffex/html/home/home.shtml
    • Shows you where you buy, donate, sell, and rent items in NYC
  • Neighborhood Housing Service www.nhsnyc.org
    •  “Creates and preserves affordable housing and provides opportunities for homeownership education, financial assistance and community leadership.”
  • NY Homes http://www.nyhomes.org/
    • State organization that helps New Yorkers find homes for mid to low income families, low fixed mortgage rates, and helps non-profits acquire and rehabilitate homes from single families (a grant), overall good resource for home buying and financing
  • Government Benefits www.govbenefits.gov 
    • Website allows you to search all government benefits one is eligible for
  • My Money.gov http://www.mymoney.gov/
    • “U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission Providing financial education resources for all Americans”
  • Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement http://www.hcci.org/
    •  HCCI is a coalition of more than 90 inter-faith congregations that has implemented a comprehensive portfolio of programs to provide affordable housing and safe streets; offer opportunities for individuals and groups to become and remain economically independent; increase understanding of and access to health care; and provide substantive educational programs for adults and young people.
  • CAMBA www.camba.org
    • “CAMBA offers integrated services and programs in: Economic Development, Education & Youth Development, Family Support Services, HIV/AIDS Services, Housing Services & Development, Legal Services”
  • Catholic Charities of NY http://www.catholiccharitiesny.org/
    • Help find housing for the homeless, families, immigrants, children, etc
  • Citizens Advice Bureau www.cabny.org
    • Programs:Eviction Prevention, Workforce Development,Food Pantry, Career Development for Youth
  • Housing Conservation Coordinators, Inc http://www.hcc-nyc.org/
    • Programs: legal representation, tenant and community organizing, installation of energy efficient systems through our Weatherization Program, Technical training courses.
  • Abyssinian Development Corporation www.adcorp.org
    • Programs: Affordable Housing Development. Economic Revitalization, Help tenants, improve living conditions, etc
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