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Workforce1 Career Centers (WF1CC) | NYC Department of Small Business Services

1. How it Works

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) prepares and helps New Yorkers to find jobs. Free services offered at the network of Workforce1 Career Centers throughout the five boroughs include job listings, recruitment events, job search resources, veterans’ services, résumé and interview workshops, and training.

  • Find the job that’s right for you
  • Prepare for your next interview
  • Gain the education and experience you need

2. Determine your eligibility

Anyone 18 years or older that is legally authorized to work in the US can use a Workforce1 Career Center.

Take a short survey to see if you might be eligible for this or 30 other programs.

Am I Eligible?

3. What you need to include

It’s important to include the right documents when you apply. Your documents show whether the program is right for you.

This page can help you choose the right documents for your application.

Proof of who you are

For each person applying, any one document:

  • Driver license or official photo ID
  • IDNYC
  • Passport
  • Birth certificate
  • Social Security Card or ITIN Statement from an employer or social services agency
  • Baptismal card or another religious certificate
  • Official birth records
  • Official government record showing birth date
  • Other official record showing birth date
  • Benefit card
  • Cash Assistance records
  • Employment or payroll records
  • SNAP card with photo
  • Green Card
  • Arrival-Departure Record Card: INS form I-94
  • Military Discharge Form: DD-214
  • Marriage license
  • Medicaid card
  • Native American tribal document
  • Naturalization certificate
  • Voter registration card
  • W-2/working papers
  • Adoption records

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4. How to Apply

4. How to apply

Here are your options.

Apply online

Fill out a quick form online to get started in the registration process.

Register online

Apply in person

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More ways to get help with this program

Visit an online resouce

Visit an online resource library for commonly asked questions.

Email your questions

Email about services offered at Workforce1 Career Centers.

Call 311

Ask for “Workforce1” if you need help finding a program.

Call for Workforce1 if you’re hearing or speech-impaired

Call NYC Telephone Relay System at 800-662-1220.

Visit a Workforce1 Career Center

Find a Workforce1 Career Center near you.