Description of Services

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216

Restoration Information and Technology (RITE) Center: Computer training, technology education, internet access, job readiness & job placement; In-School Youth Program run by DYCD; NYC Justice Corps: comprehensive services for formerly incarcerated young adults.

Black Veterans For Social Justice

665 Willoughby Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206


Veteran Employment Services Program, Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, small business education, military issue workshops, compensation, upgrading discharges and social services for residents of BVSJ housing facilities.

Brooklyn Adult Learning Center

475 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216


Adult Basic Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Pre-GED, GED, Computer program, EMT, Licensed Practical Nurse; Job preparation and referrals.

Brooklyn Job Center,
Human Resources Administration/Dept. of Social Services

500 DeKalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205


HRA/DSS Job Centers offer temporary financial assistance, food stamps & Medicaid to eligible individuals. While in receipt of financial assistance, eligible adults are required to partake in employment or rehabilitative activity designed to achieve highest level of self-sufficiency. While participating, individuals receive child care & transportation support.

Brooklyn Job Center – Alternative Location

30 Thorton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206

718-963-5120 &

Brooklyn Job Corps Academy

585 DeKalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205


Training for young adults in A+ Certification, ACT, Desktop Publishing, Web Page Design, Info Tech, FoodService, Medical Office
Management, NY Certified Security Officer.

Brooklyn Public Library, Bedford Learning Center

496 Franklin Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Adult literacy, literacy for children with special needs, ESOL, Services for the aging. (Other BPL branches provide job readiness and
placement services).

Brooklyn Public Library,
Marcy Branch

617 DeKalb at Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216


Brooklyn Public Library, Macon Branch

361 Lewis Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11233


College of New Rochelle, School of New Resources

Restoration Plaza:
1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216


Est. 1985, approx. 1000 students. Bachelor of Arts-liberal Arts degree with five potential areas of focus: Communications, foreign languages, English composition and literature, psychology and social sciences.

The Doe Fund, Inc.

520 Gates Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216 and
124 Stuyvesant Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11221

718-622-0647 &

Ready, Willing & Able program for individuals with histories of incarceration, homelessness, substance abuse. Adult basic education, GED, vocational education, job readiness, job training, job placement, computer literacy, financial management, drug treatment and transitional employment.


1615 St. Johns Place
Brooklyn, NY 11233

Job readiness and job placement; computer training, construction, life skills, Pre-GED and GED classes for 17-24 year olds that live in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

East New York Learning Center

1958 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233

English for Speakers of Other Languages, Basic Education in Spanish for native speakers with low literacy levels, GED courses and Adult Basic Education all offered 5 days per week. Also, job readiness, employment counseling, computer classes and civics/citizenship classes.

Literacy Partners

1368 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216

General inquiries-

Adult basic education, English as a second language, GED and Job readiness programming.

Long Island University Extended Campus;
MS 35 Beacon Center

272 MacDonough Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233


Extended Long Island University Campus offers accredited courses in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Long Life Information and Referral Network

1958 Fulton Street
3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11233

718-778-0009 Ext 24

Assist developmentally disabled & mentally ill with independent living skills, housing & employment.

Medgar Evers College (MEC); Office of Adult and Continuing Education

1534 Bedford Avenue
2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11206
between Eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place


Over 20 Certificate Programs from CISCO-CCNA to Medical Billing & Coding. Institutes include: Computer Technology, Business, Healthcare, Legal & Criminal Justice, Corporate Training, Language Training, Education and Personal Development. Also offers: GED, ESL and Adult Basic Education

Medgar Evers College; Poised for Success Program

1534 Bedford Avenue
2nd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11216


HRA funded program for pregnant mothers and mothers of young children; adult basic education, GED, Job readiness and job placement services.

New Horizons/Family Dynamics-SCO Family of Services

570 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217


Adult literacy, Pre-GED, GED; computers, vocational education, job readiness and ESL

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

25 Thornton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206

718-387-1600 Ext. 14

OBT North Site-helps disadvantaged youth & adults advance towards self-sufficiency & financial security through job training, academic reinforcement, improved life skills, job placement and support services; two cycles of 20 weeks beginning in February and September.

Bed-Stuys Project Re-Generation

679 Lafayette Avenue,
2nd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11216


Prevent teen idleness (age 14-18) with paid part-time community service focused work and including assistance for Bed-Stuy homeowners.

St. Mary’s Community Services, Inc.

230 Classon Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205


Remedial education, GED program, computer training, general workforce preparation and training program, SYEP for 400 kids for 14 years, summer day camp for 30 kids, program for seniors.

St. Nicks Alliance

545 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11206

718- 302-2057 or
718- 388-5454

Focused on assisting individuals receiving public assistance. Quality sectoral training programs and adult educational programs.

Unity in the Community Sports Foundation

441 Marcus Garvey Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11216

718-452-1207 &

Provides job training and job placement services; receives support from Consortium for Worker Education; supports sports program in schools. Supports sport programs in school and after school.

Wings for Youth, Inc

358 Kosciuszko Street
Brooklyn, NY 11221

Services for men up to age 24 that reside in Brooklyn.

Workforce1 Career Center

9 Bond Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

718-246-5216 Ext. 2046

Run by NYC Dept. of Small Business Services & Goodwill Industries; orientation sessions at 9am and 1pm Mon-Thur; provides assistance finding a job with vouchers for job training, resource services, counseling, resume/cover letter, GED and ESL classes and job placement services

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