Goodwill Industries of Greater New York & Northern New Jersey
4-21 27th Avenue
Astoria New York 1 11102
(718) 728 5400
- Employment/Job Training
- The VIP program In Astoria, NY, helps those who are blind or visually impaired find either competitive or supported employment. Places clients in jobs in their communities that are a good match with their skills. The program also offers pre-employment counseling, work readiness skills training, intensive on-site job coaching and extended services. At the New Jersey headquarters in Harrison, Goodwill provides vocational evaluations. Work Adjustment Training and Extended Employment Services are also provided to the blind and/or visually impaired. Vocational tests are administered verbally if the person is unable to use devices such as CC TV, Zoom Text or a magnifier.