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Rockaway Economic Advancement Initiative

​​​​​​​​57-17 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Arverne, NY 11692 ​
T: 347-926-4376​​

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.