Programs and Services

The Wyandanch Community Resource Center is here to provide you with job search assistance, resume writing, and connecting you with the resources you need.

The following is a list of resources we can either provide, or refer you to:

Information, Resource and Referral

  • General Information and Intake
  • Entitlements
  • Citizen Services
  • Other Agency Referrals
  • DSS Navigation
  • Internet Search 

Crisis Management and Prevention

  • Domestic Violence Services
  • Eviction Prevention Assistance
  • Emergency Services 

Family Development

  • Individual and Family Counseling
  • Budget/Financial Planning
  • New Beginnings Parenting and Child Development Classes 

Small Business Development

  • Small Business Counseling
  • Merchant Services
  • Starting a Business
  • Expanding/Improving a Business
  • Financial Programs

Youth Development

  • Counseling
  • TSAC Examination (GED)

Alternative Education 

  • Job Training and Life Skills Building
  • Green Jobs and Career Pathways
  • Recreational Activities
  • Mentoring and Volunteer Opportunities 

Workforce Development

  • Job Seeker Services
  • Resume Writing Assistance
  • Online Employment Search
  • Adult Education Programs
  • Career and Counseling Advice
  • Vocational Training
  • Workforce Experience Program 

Housing

  • Homeowner Opportunities
  • Long Island Green Homes
  • Foreclosure Prevention
  • Down Payment Assistance
  • Affordable Housing Assistance

In addition through our partnerships within the community, the WCRC hosts many agencies throughout the week:  

Suffolk County Department of Labor: offers assistance with resumes, job search, and education services.
Tuesday through Friday 10:00am to 2:00pm

Department of Social Security: SNAP and Medicaid application and assistance.
Wednesday 9:45am to 2:00pm

PSE&G: Assistance and questions regarding your electrical bill.
Friday 10:00am to 1:00pm

Pre-Apprenticeship Program:  
The WCRC has teamed up with SCCC and the DOL to provide critical job skills training to the community. Previous programs have been very successful, and recent graduates are currently working at the Wyandanch Rising Project site.

We are currently holding a Manufacturing Class for Fall 2014. In the future we hope to hold more classes, and to offer more skill training to more members of the community.

Council of Thought and Action (COTA):  
Held every Wednesday at 5:00pm, and organized by Deputy Police Commissioner Risco Mention Lewis, COTA is open to everyone and seeks to promote community and a support network. Since its inception in 2008, more than 1000 men and women have come to COTA to connect with resources and improve their community.

Occasionally, we also host on-site hiring opportunities and other events.

  1. Wyandanch Community Resource Center


    Physical Address
    1585 Straight Path
    Wyandanch, NY 11798


    Directions

    Phone: (631) 643-1957

    Hours
    Monday through Friday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.