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Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Training
No-Cost, 2-month, full time training program
Upcoming Session: Monday March 27 Start Date
Pre-Screen Dates: March 10, 14, 16, and 21, 2017
For more information email Antonica James

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Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) help people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our no-cost training will give participants the skills and certifications they need for success on the job. This two-month, full-time training program will be held at the New York City College of Technology. Employer partners, including HeartShare Human Services of New York, AHRC, and The Jewish Board will interview successful graduates for full time work.


  • High school diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma from NewYork State
    (also known as TASC or GED)
  • New York City resident
  • Make no more than $30,000 annually Valid driver’s license or permit
  • 18 years of age or older by the start of the program
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States Register for selective service, if applicable.