2017 Tax Preparation Assistance

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to Tuesday, April 18, 2017 
(see below for details on days and times for the various filing options and locations)

Did you know a major untapped source of cash for low income families is the Earned Income Tax Credit? Some 35,000 individuals in Bedford Stuyvesant are eligible for EITC while only roughly 25% actually claimed these returns.

ESC Volunteer Fellowship Program

January 23rd, 2017 to June 30th, 2017

BSRC is piloting a new 3 month program designed to help you create a Financial Services Career path. Participants will have the oppotunity to; get Financial Counseling credentials; be mentored by ...

EPP Training

Monday, March 27th, 2017 to April 7th, 2017 from 9:30AM am to 4:30PM

Restoration's Employment Preparation Program (EPP) is preparing job seekers entering the workforce. 

Weekly Bike Rides at Restoration!

Wednesday and Saturday starting February 22nd!

Add a little exercise and a lot of fun to your day! Join Restoration and its community partners to take a spin around the neighborhood.

Jobs-Plus Orientation (Marcy, Lafayette Gardens & Armstrong Houses

Weekly on Wednesdays from 10 am to 1 pm

Orientation introduces working-age NYCHA residents of Marcy, Lafayette Gardens and Armstrong Houses interested in the Jobs-Plus program to the range of services to advance their financial situation.

Bike Rides with Jobs Plus

Wednesday March 29th, 2017 | 12:00 PM

Add a little exercise and a lot of fun to your day! Join Restoration and its community partners to take a spin around the neighborhood.

Free Fitness Class

Every Monday & Wednesday

This class will improve your cardiovascular health, strengthen your muscles and increase your flexibility through stretching, aerobic exercise and weight lifting. Instructor Nakisha Ross will also provide nutritional support to help participants make better eating choices. 

Workshop in Business Opportunities

Thursday, February 16, 2017 until June 1, 2017 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Workshop In Business Opportunities -- a 6 week business planning bootcamp. Pre-registration is required at www.WIBO.org

Lunch and Learn: Bike Commuting Class

Friday, Mar. 31st

Join Restoration and Bike New York to learn about commuting by bicycle! 

2017 Tax Preparation Assistance

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 to Tuesday, April 18, 2017
(see below for details on days and times for the various filing options and locations)

Did you know a major untapped source of cash for low income families is the Earned Income Tax Credit? Some 35,000 individuals in Bedford Stuyvesant are eligible for EITC while only roughly 25% actually claimed these returns.

EPP Orientation

Every first Monday of the month from 12:00PM to 2:00PM

The Orientation for the Employment Preparation Program (EPP) is for job seekers who would like to take advantage of the various services we offer in order to prepare you for the job market.

EPP Orientation

Monday, April 3rd, 2017 from 12 pm to 2 pm

The Orientation for the Employment Preparation Program (EPP) is for job seekers who would like to take advantage of the various services we offer in order to prepare you for the job market. 

Career Bootcamp

Every 1st Monday of the month from 6:00PM to 8:00PM

This bootcamp will cover all of the needed items to immediately prepare you with the tools and skills necessary for an interview, resume preparation, networking, professional etiquette and more.  

Child Support Monthly Session with Office of Child Support and Enforcement

Every first Wednesday of the month from 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Monthly child support session where you can discuss any child support related issues in a safe environment .

Pre-screening for Construction, Admin, Clerical, Social Services and Healthcare Sector (Marcy, Lafayette, Louis Armstrong Houses)

Thursday, April 6th, 2017 from 10 am to 1 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Construction, Administrative, Clerical, Social Services and Healthcare positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders.

United States Postal Service Application Preparation

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Post Office Application Preparation: Classroom session to help candidates navigate applying for federal jobs with the US Post Service.

Pre-screening for Food and Transportation Jobs (Marcy, Lafayette and Armstrong Houses)

Thursday, April 13th, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Tranportation and Food positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders.

Job Club

Every 3rd Monday of the month from 6:00PM t0 8:00PM

Helping employed participants maintain the jobs and increase their likelyhood of accessing other opportunities.  

Pre-screening for Retail Sector (Marcy, Lafayette and Armstrong Houses)

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Retail positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders.

Skill Up Session

Thursday, April 20th, 2017 from 2 pm to 4:30 pm

Workshop highlighting educational advancement including High School Equivalency, Vocational Training, and Paid Internship programs for young adults. 

Pre-screening for Food and/ or Protective Services Sector (Marcy, Lafayette and Armstrong Houses

Thursday, April 27th, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Food and/ or Protective Services positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders. 

Family Fun Day


February 25, 2017 - 10:00AM to 12:00PM
March 25, 2017 - 10:00AM to 12:00PM
April 29, 2017 - 10:00AM to 12:00PM
May 27, 2017 - 10:00AM to 12:00PM
June 24, 2017 - 10:00AM to 12:00PM

We welcome residents living in the highlighted areas of the map below to join us for our monthly Family Funday on the last Saturday of every month. 

Pre-screening for Construction, Administrative, Clerical, Social Services and Healthcare Sector (Marcy, Lafayette, Louis Armstrong Houses)

Thursday, May 4th, 2017 from 10 am to 1 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Construction, Administrative, Clerical, Social Services and Healthcare positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders.

United States Postal Service Application Preparation

Wednesday May 10, 2017 from 2:00PM to 6:00PM

Post Office Application Preparation: Classroom session to help candidates navigate applying for federal jobs with the US Post Service.

Pre-screening for Transportation and Food Sector (Marcy, Lafayette and Armstrong Houses)

Thursday, May 11th, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Transportation and Food positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders. 

Pre-screening for Retail Sector (Marcy, Lafayette and Armstrong Houses)

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Retail positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders.

Skill Up Session

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 from 2 pm to 4:30 pm

Workshop highlighting educational advancement including High School Equivalency, Vocational Training, and Paid Internship programs for young adults. 

Pre-screening for Food and/ or Protective Services Sector (Marcy, Lafayette and Armstrong Houses

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Food and/ or Protective Services positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders. 

Pre-screening for Construction, Admin, Clerical, Social Services and Healthcare Sector (Marcy, Lafayette, Louis Armstrong Houses)

Thursday, June 1st, 2017 from 10 am to 1 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Construction, Administrative, Clerical, Social Services and Healthcare positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders.

Pre-screening for Food and Transportation Sector (Marcy, Lafayette and Armstrong Houses)

Thursday, June 8th, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Food and Tranportation positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders.

United States Postal Service Application Preparation

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 from 3:00PM to 7:00PM

Post Office Application Preparation: Classroom session to help candidates navigate applying for federal jobs with the US Post Service.

Pre-screening for Retail Sector (Marcy, Lafayette and Armstrong Houses)

Thursday, June 15th, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Retail positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders.

Skill Up Session

Thursday, June 15th, 2017 from 2 pm to 4:30 pm

Workshop highlighting educational advancement including High School Equivalency, Vocational Training, and Paid Internship programs for young adults. 

Pre-screening for Food and/ or Protective Services Sector (Marcy, Lafayette and Armstrong Houses

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm

NYCHA residents interested in Food and/ or Protective Services positions meet with the employment team to be assessed for level of preparedness for upcoming job orders. 

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