Office of Refugee Resettlement Matching Grant Early Employment Program

This early employment program for highly motivated Office of Refugee Resettlement eligible populations* provides participants with a cash grant as an incentive to go to work and avoid accessing cash benefits through Public Assistance. Serving new arrivals from more than 50 countries, the program offers case management, employment preparation, retention services, and English-language training.

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants funds this program via ORR.

Eligibility:  Refugees within 30 days of arrival, Granted Asylees, Afghan and Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees, Cuban and Haitian Entrants, Iraqi and Afghan SIVs, Amerasians, and VOTs within 90 days of asylum, parole, or certification. Must live in NYC or within 100 miles of surrounding NYS counties.
Clients Served Annually: 647
Referrals Accepted: Yes

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2244 Church Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11226

(718) 282-0108 x66122