57-17 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Arverne, NY 11692
Program Summary: The Rockaway Economic Advancement
Initiative provides tailored workforce development
services to 1,000 Far Rockaway residents annually.
The program provides participants with job preparation, financial
counseling, training, referral and supportive program services.
CAMBA uses sector-based strategies to increase the impact of
employment services, partnering closely with the Far Rockaway
Workforce1 Career Center to attract job ready candidates to
open positions in local growth industries, connect them to
supportive services that remove employment barriers, and improve
opportunities for sustainable employment and career advancement.
This program serves low-income residents throughout Far Rockaway
with an emphasis on NYCHA residents in the six area housing
developments, including the Beach 41st Street-Beach Channel Drive
Houses, Carleton Manner, Hammel Houses, Ocean Bay Apartments
(Bayside), Ocean Bay Apartments (Oceanside) and Redfern Houses.
Clients Served Annually: 1000
Referrals Accepted: Yes
The Rockaway Economic Advancement Initiative is funded by The Workforce Development Corporation, with the support of Citi and the NYC Department of Small Business Services.