International Rescue Committee
Economic Empowerment

Also Known As:IRC
Address:122 East 42nd Street New York NY 10168
World Wide Web: http://www.rescue.org/us-program/us-new-york-ny/programs


Protecting, supporting and improving household livelihoods and financial security.

Early Employment Services: The IRC provides vocational counseling, resume preparation, job search and placement services, and financial assistance for basic needs with the goal of helping refugees find their first job in America and achieve early economic self-sufficiency.
Extended Employment and Social Services: This extended employment program assists refugees for up to five years from their date of arrival with job preparation, placement, training, and transitional support.


Mon-Fri 9-5.

Eligibility Requirements:

Refugees, entrants, asylees, and certified trafficking victims; humanitarian entrants; Cuban, Haitian, Afghan, or Iraqi nationals; certain Amerasians.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

Valid I-94, stamped passport, Social Security Card, Work Authorization Card, Document granting asylum.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.

Services Offered:Job Search / PlacementJob TrainingFinancial literacy
Languages Offered:BurmeseChineseFrenchHindiSpanishTibetanUrduVietnamese
Target Groups(By Need):Refugees / Entrants / Asylees