Monthly Archives: October 2012

Eligible Training Provider List – Department of Labor

You may be eligible to receive vouchers to attend classes in a variety of subjects and specialties. If you visit the ETPL page through the New York Department of Labor, you can search for eligible training providers in the area. Click on “Training Search” on the left hand side of the page. You will be taken to a new page that will allow you to search for either training providers or Course Offerings. Depending on the available funding, you may be eligible to attend these courses for free or at a low-cost. Contact the Suffolk County Department of Labor for more information.

Suffolk County Department of Labor One-Stop
725 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY

Did you know that Suffolk County is sixth-largest in terms of Veterans population in the nation? If you are an Unemployed Veteran, there are new benefits that you may qualify for under the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). There are also additional vocational rehabilitation and employment benefits available for Unemployed Veterans with a service-connected disability. Please visit the VRAP page at the Veterans Affairs Website for more information. Or contact the Suffolk County VETS department. They can schedule an appointment with a Veterans Counselor to determine what benefits you are entitled to. You can even schedule an appointment online.  :

Suffolk County Veterans Service Agency
H. Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
3rd Floor Hauppauge, NY 11788-0099
(631) 853-VETS
Riverhead Office
300 Center Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 852-1410

Green Careers NY

Green Careers NY is a website created by the Department of Labor that will help you find “information about green jobs and careers, how to get green training, and incentives for going green.” Under the Tab “Job Seekers”, you can find links to a variety of job training programs administered by the state. Take advantage of these programs that will prepare you for employment in a Green Career.

Green Careers NY – Job Seekers

NYSERDA Green Careers Training Map

VETSBuild Green Training – Free and open to ALL Veterans


New Jobs in Brentwood Link – Job Openings by Region, NY Department of Labor

There’s been a new link added to the “Jobs in Brentwood” listing of job sites. By searching the Job Openings by Region, you can find jobs in the Long Island Region categorized by industry. Take a look!

Jobs in Brentwood 10/1/12 Edition