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Job Placement Services

In New York State, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training Program provides employment and training services for recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to help them toward self-sufficiency. At a minimum, all local social services districts offer Job Search and Job Readiness Training. Other districts offer work experience, on-the-job training, vocational training, education and job skills training. Individuals who are interested in receiving these services should contact or visit their local department of social services.

In addition, New York’s One-Stop Career Center system provides workforce development services through a network of local One-Stop Career Centers and affiliate sites. Services include labor market information; current job listings; job search, résumé preparation and interviewing techniques; a computer resource room for job search activities; assessment of skills and aptitudes; employment counseling, and referrals to training and education programs. To find your nearest One-Stop Career Center, visit the NYS Labor Department’s One-Stop Career Center locator.

Additional information about finding a job and career development may also be found on the Labor Department’s website or by using the Department’s online contact form.