The Workforce Partnership is a consortium of the Town of Oyster Bay, Town of North Hempstead and the City of Glen Cove for the purposes of providing Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services for Job Seekers and Employers.
The New York State Department of Labor Division of Employment Services works with the public and private sectors to create job opportunities, offer job fairs, help workers find jobs and help businesses find skilled workers. The Division of Unemployment Insurance administers the program providing temporary income for eligible workers who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. Veteran's Employment Representatives offer priority services to veterans of military service.
The Long Island Regional Adult Education Network (LI_RAEN) services adult literacy program needs through Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and works with other public agencies within the local workforce development system to address emerging, transitional, and incumbent works' literacy needs.
The Nassau Count Department of Senior Citizen Affairs coordinates and provides information on nearly 100 programs and services for senior citizens and their caregivers. The programs provide a continuum of care and support for the elderly from those who enjoy an active lifestyle to those who are frail and homebound. Programs include those in the areas of health, housing, employment, legal services, volunteerism, home care, transportation, nutrition, etc., to improve the quality of life for older persons. The Department also services as an advocate for the elderly.
The mission of the Department of Social Services is to provide financial assistance and supportive services to eligible individuals and families in Nassau County, consistent with Federal and State laws. Specifically, the Department is responsible to: Provide aid to eligible recipients through the Family Assistance, Safety Net, Day Care, Employment, Food Stamp, Medicaid and Home Energy Assistance Programs; Establish an initial child support obligation of a legally responsible individual through the Family Court, collect support payments, enforce and modify existing support orders; Protect children, adults and families by enforcing mandates of New York State Social Services Law; Provide secure detention for youths at the Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center whose cases are awaiting disposition in Family, District or County courts.
Vocational Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) promotes educational equity and excellence for students with disabilities. VESID provides continuity between the child and adult services systems, provides vocational rehabilitation and also provides independent living services.
Nassau Community College is the largest two-year college in New York, offering a comprehensive range of programs for all types of interests: programs to prepare students to transfer to a university; programs in a variety of occupational subjects; programs of general interest; programs specifically designed for the needs of older adults; and support services and resources to assist students in achieving their goals.
The Boys and Girls Club is a community based youth organization, providing programs and services that promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.
Port Washington Community Action Council
Port Washington Community Action Council is a community based agency which provides human services to various segments of the population including economically disadvantaged youth and displaced homemakers.
Port Washington Community Action Council Inc
382 Main St Ste 4 Port Washington, NY 11050 516-883-3201