Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty
BRIA--Bureau of Refugee & Immigration Affairs

Also Known As:Refugee Employment Training Assistance, Met Council
Sponsor/Parent Agency:New York Association for New Americans
Address:120 Broadway, 7th Floor New York NY 10271
World Wide Web: http://www.metcouncil.org


Services include providing gainful employment opportunities to newly arrived immigrants along with workshops and seminars on job market opportunities, resume preparation, proper dress, interviewing techniques, employer-employee relationships, benefits and many other areas to enhance the marketability of the client. A variety of vocational training programs are available. Additional offices are located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx.

Location information:

Queens Jewish Community Council: 119-45 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills, NY 11375; 718-544-9033; FAX 718-544-8011


Mon-Thurs 10-6; Fri 10-3.

Eligibility Requirements:

Persons with refugee status who have been in the U.S. from four months to five years.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

White Card, SS Card, Medicaid card and documents of public assistance if any.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.

Services Offered:Job Search / PlacementPre-job GuidanceVocational Education
Languages Offered:Russian
Target Groups(Ethnic):JewsRussians
Target Groups(By Need):Refugees / Entrants / Asylees