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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Women’s Services and Dress for Success Brookhaven Expand Online Services

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Farmingville, NY - The Town of Brookhaven Division of Women’s Services and Dress for Success Brookhaven are moving forward with innovative ways to ensure our clients’ needs are being met without disruption. During these unprecedented times, we have streamlined our programming to meet the unique needs of women and their families in our community by introducing remote opportunities that will help provide economic stability for our clients

We are pleased to announce an expansion of our “Virtual Suitings” for clients. Please call to make an appointment and note that all suitings will be curbside pickup.

The newly created Virtual Career EDGE Job Readiness Program offers exceptional programming designed to assist women seeking employment or a better job. This program is offered free of charge. By creating a cutting-edge resume and cover letter, learning strategies to succeed in today’s job market, participating in mock interviews, working with a mentor and learning to polish your interview skills, participants will be prepared to confidently present their best self to potential employers. All participants will be offered the opportunity to receive career clothing for their interview and new job.

Virtual Career EDGE classes are on Wednesdays from March 10 through April 28. Pre-registration is now open online.

Be sure to check out our up-to-date resources and links on the Women’s Services and Dress for Success Brookhaven websites and social media platforms. We are offering free weekly ZOOM classes and continue to provide information about unemployment benefits, healthcare options, health concerns and safety tips during these challenging times. Our website also offers professional development tools, Career Center information and emergency resources for women in need.

For more information about the Town of Brookhaven Division of Women’s Services and Dress for Success Brookhaven visit their Web page or call 631-451-9127.

Dress for Success is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the developmental tools necessary to thrive in work and in life. Established in 1999 with the support of the Town of Brookhaven, the Division of Women’s Services and more than 50 volunteers, Dress for Success Brookhaven has been instrumental in helping more than 6,000 women achieve their goal of becoming self-sufficient and economically independent.

About Dress for Success
Founded in New York City in 1997, Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization offering services designed to help clients find jobs and remain employed. Each Dress for Success client receives one suit prior to a scheduled job interview and when employment is achieved, a week’s worth of professional clothing is provided. Brookhaven was the first affiliate established as part of the worldwide non-profit organization. The women we serve come from across Long Island. They are job ready women who have been referred by over 250 local non-profit organizations, including domestic violence agencies, veterans’ organizations, homeless shelters, and job training programs. The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Dress for Success Brookhaven is sponsored by the Town of Brookhaven Department of General Services, Division of Women’s Services.

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One Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738

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