Job Seeker Resources

Professionals at The Employment Connection are always available to answer your questions at (631) 232-0976.

Adult Career & Continuing Education Services (ACCES-VR)

Provides state Vocational Rehabilitation sponsorship for provider services for those ready to seek community employment.

New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB)

Provides state sponsorship of services for children and adults with legal blindness (includes employment services).

New York State Office of People with Developmental Disabilities

Website provides descriptions of services and links to providers of sponsored services, many of which are for employment and community integration.

Long Island Family Support Services

Provides various respite and other support services for individuals with developmental disabilities and/or their families who live in the community.

Federal Social Security

Information about benefits (SSI, SSDI, etc.) and work incentives.

Job Accommodations Network

Provides answers to questions about workplace accommodations.

Northeast Regional ADA Center

Provides information, statistics and answers to questions about the Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA), including employment issues.

Self-Advocacy Association of NYS (SANYS)

State-wide organization that provides advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities. Membership is available in Regional Groups.

Community Resource Database of LI

Lists many relevant organizations and activities.


Create a free, private and secure safety profile to aid emergency responders.

National Hurricane Center

Information on hurricane preparedness, recovery and resources.

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA)

Information about preparedness for all types of disasters, including special resources for individuals with disabilities.

Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services (FRES)

Sign up for their emergency preparedness registry, Code Red (emergency notifications) and other emergency information.

Suffolk County  Accessible Transportation (SCAT)

Door-to-door accessible transportation for qualifying individuals with disabilities to use for community employment and activities.

Nassau-Suffolk Law Services

Provides information and advocacy for individuals with disabilities.

Justice Center for Protection of People with Special Needs

Committed to supporting and protecting the health, safety and dignity of all people with special needs and disabilities through advocacy of their civil rights, prevention of mistreatment, and investigation of all allegations of abuse and neglect so that appropriate actions are taken.

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