NYC Small Business Services is connecting workers and the businesses who need them. Asylum seekers interested in work can follow the steps below to register and find opportunities at a Workforce1 Career Center. Business owners looking for workers can use the link below to register to work with a recruitment specialist.
Hiring workers? New York City can help.
Register and fill out NYC Business Hiring Inquiry form: The Department of Small Business Services (SBS)
Looking for work? New York City can help.
Additional Asylum Seeker Resources
If you are an asylum seeker who has just arrived in New York City, you can get free and confidential help at the Asylum Seeker Resource Navigation Center. You will need to schedule an appointment through NYC shelter staff or a community-based partner office.
The Center will connect you with services and resources, including but not limited to:
You can get some basic services at the Center. The Center can also connect you with providers and community-based organizations throughout the five boroughs of New York City, including Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Centers (HERRCs).
Call 311 or visit nyc.gov/asylumseekers for more information.