2244 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226
T: (718) 282-0108
Program Summary: The Positive Action Program is an initiative of the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) to engage HIV-positive community members by offering opportunities to strengthen and enhance their skills as they prepare to return to the workforce or to enter the workforce for the first time. Unemployed clients ready willing and able to attend job readiness trainings, coaching sessions, resume building and mock interview preparation will be connected to open positions and assisted to enter or re-enter the workforce. Clients must be willing and able to work fulltime to enter the program.
Eligibility: HIV-positive unemployed and underemployed New Yorkers who are seeking full time employment with medical benefits offered. Must:
- Have a documented medical diagnosis of HIV-positive status
- Be work-authorized in the U.S.
- Have NY State ID or proff of NYC residence
- Be ready, willing and able to work fulltime
Clients Served Annually: 50
Referrals Accepted: Yes
This program is funded by NYS OTDA.