Job Support

Job support in Syracuse spans beyond resume building and developing computer skills. These programs offer assistance with appropriate interview attire, health and hygiene, and transportation.

Occupational Health Clinic Center

Description: OHCC staff has considerable experience delivering health and safety training to workers, and is available to assist employers in developing training appropriate for your workforce. Address: 6712 Brooklawn Parkway, Suite 204, Syracuse, NY 13211 Phone/Email: 315-432-8899; cnyohcc@upstate.edu

Coalition for the Homeless

Description: The Coalition for the Homeless is a service that offers resources in job training as well as in other areas. Offering an all-inclusive resource guide, the Coalition offers a comprehensive catalog of emergency services. The Coalition offers job services, including one program that aids homeless and low-income women in developing the skills necessary to find a living-wage job. This program is called the First Step Job Training Program.        Address: 129 Fulton St., New York, NY 10038 Phone/Email: (212) 776-2000; (212) 964-1303 – fax; info@cfthomeless.org

YWCA

Description: The Syracuse branch of the YWCA offers a service to help women pick appropriate career clothing. This clothing is imperative for interviews and maintaining employment. My Sister's Closet helps women in the Residence Program to develop appropriate professional wardrobes as they work toward finding and obtaining employment. Donations of gently used women’s work clothing and accessories are gratefully accepted. Professional self-help books and resources are also always appreciated. The YWCA also offers women job support and training through a program called Women to Work. The program was created to serve as a vehicle to help women in the Residence Program develop the knowledge and skills they need to become confident, competent, productive members in today's working society. Currently, the women that are in this program are working at our 401 Douglas location and training to develop their office and customer relation skills. We use a number of sources and tools to educate and advance the women in the program. Address: 120 E. Washington Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: (315) 424-0040; (315) 424-1249 - Fax

Women’s Opportunity Center

Description: WOC offers job readiness assistance which includes facets which span from on-the-job training, to one-on-one assistance to monthly workshops. WOC leads low-income women out of poverty through career counseling, training and removing barriers to help them become job-ready and find employment. A featured service at the center is the Dressing Room. WOC recognizes the importance of making a good first impression and dressing professionally for job interviews. For these reasons, WOC provides a free service which provides participants with proper attire for job interviews. Find out more about their boutique here. Address: 901 James St., Syracuse, NY 13210 Phone/Email: (315) 446-0550; info@womensopportunity.org / Joyce French: wocjfrench@yahoo.com

Providence Services of Syracuse

Description: Providence Services of Syracuse helps workers by providing rides to jobs when people don't own cars. This service provides more than convenience; it allows people without adequate transportation the opportunity to accept and maintain jobs that are not within walking distance of their dwellings. Address: P.O. Box 6173 Syracuse, NY 13217 Phone/Email: Contact via submission on website