The below programs are delivered in partnership with CUNY schools at no cost to the participant. Applications are currently being accepted for the following programs:

 Home Health Aide (HHA) Training Program
This highly interactive and engaging 4-week program gives participants the knowledge and skills to secure employment and succeed as a HHA. Participants begin work with employer partners upon successful completion of the program and certification as a HHA. 

Classes start: November 2015 and are ongoing through June 2016

Class length: the program runs Monday through Friday, full-time for four weeks

For more information and to apply, click HERE.

 Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) Training Program
This 3-credit, industry-informed training program at Queensborough Community College’s Flushing campus, prepares participants to sit for the CRPA certification exam, apply for certification, and find employment as a CRPA providing coaching, motivation and support to those seeking or sustaining recovery from a substance use disorder.

Classes start: March 2017

Class length: the program runs Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings for three months

For more information contact Giuseppina Troia at 718-281-5535 or

 Direct Support Professional (DSP) Training Program
This industry-informed program trains students to work successfully as Direct Support Professionals in the developmental disability field. Upon completion of the program, students are guaranteed interviews with our employer partners.  

Classes start: February 2017

For more information and to attend an open house at Borough of Manhattan Community College, click HERE.

For more information and to attend an open house at New York City College of Technology, click HERE.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Bridge to Home Health Aide (HHA) Training Program
This 3-month program prepares English language learners with the skills needed to become a New York State certified HHA. Participants will complete a 200-hour ESL course at Queens Library and then transition to HHA training. Upon successful completion of the program and HHA certification, program participants will begin work with employer partners. 

Classes start: May 2017

For more information contact Queens Library at 718-990-8625 or or register HERE.