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Trouble coping? Don’t struggle alone


NYC Well helps with problems like depression, anxiety, and drug or alcohol abuse. This free and confidential service is for you or someone you care about.

Turn Your Mental Health Experience into a Rewarding Career

Community Access’ new ThriveAtWork Peer Training will prepare hundreds of New Yorkers for peer specialist certification, while supporting trainees to pursue meaningful careers in the mental health workforce.

We seek applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. People with mental health conditions who also have co-experiences such as a history of incarceration, substance use, homelessness, military service, identify as LGBT, and/or identify with a racially or ethnically marginalized group, are strongly encouraged to apply. We are also eager to work with individuals who speak multiple languages, to help meet the growing demand for multilingual peer specialists in the behavioral health workforce. Trainees who speak Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese are in particularly high demand.

Click here to learn more.

To apply, you must (at a minimum):

  • Have experience accessing mental health services/supports
  • Have earned a High School diploma (or GED/TASC equivalent)
  • Be a resident of New York City

To apply, download and complete this application form and send it as an attachment to

11/2 Event: Free Certification Course in Mental Health First Aid

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7/18 Event: The Jewish Board Job Fair

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The Jewish Board of Families & Children’s Services is the largest human services provider in New York State. With more than 175 programs in 75 locations city-wide, we provide mental health counseling and social services for more than 43,000 adults and children a year.

We have a number of positions open, but are primarily looking for social workers, nurses, and direct care professionals (especially for DSPs with a background of working with those who are developmentally disabled).

Please feel free to reach out to me with any resumes that may be pertinent. Those who attend the Jobs Fair would have to show ID to enter Borough Hall.

All of our job postings can be found here.

7/20 Event: One Brooklyn Health Fair


02/24 Event: Brooklyn Mental Health Summit