Indigenous in the City? New York Indian Council is Here to Help!

Indigenous in the City? New York Indian Council is Here to Help!

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown September 26th, 2017 Blog

The New York Indian Council (NYIC) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization serving the economic, social service, and well-being of Native Americans residing in the 5 boroughs of New York City.

What you need to know……..

Who Is Eligible?
1) Enrolled in a state or federally recognized tribe
2) Reside in New York State
3) Be Low-Income
4) Unemployed or Underemployed (work PT or FT employment has been reduced)
5) Be registered with Selective Service (For males 18-25 yrs old)



What Documentation Is Needed?
1) Picture ID
2) Social Security
3) Birth Certificate
4) Tribal Enrollment
5) Income Verification
6) Selective Service Registration (if applicable)

What Services Do We Provide?
1) Fax Machine
2) Computer
3) Telephone
4) Printer
5) Copy Machine

Intensive Services May Include:
1) Job Search and Placement Assistance
2) Short Term Pre-Vocational Services
3) Individual Counseling and Career Planning
4) On The Job Training
5) Work Experience
6) Certificate Programs

Supportive Services
1) Tuition Assistance (limited)
2) Transportation
3) Drug Test
4) Work Clothes (uniforms, business)
5) Tools/Equipment
6) Other job-related costs

So don't be afraid to reach out if you need assistance! Call 718-215-8417 or for more information please visit https://www.nyindiancoun.org/

 


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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