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JBS

Jewish Broadcasting Service
Phone: (201) 242-9460
Email: mail@jbstv.org
Web: http://www.jbstv.org

JBS is a Jewish non-profit educational television channel featuring daily news from Israel, leading Jewish figures, issues and events of Jewish importance, call-in programs, Jewish studies, 92nd Street Y, children's programs, films, music and entertainment. Its purpose is to foster Jewish understanding. JBS can be watched on RCN CH 269 and DIRECTV CH 388. Comcast customers should call Comcast and request JBS or email JBS at  mail@jbstv.org  and we will pass your request on to Comcast.

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Duman Opportunity Center

Provides customized, person-centered services and streamlined supports leading to competitive integrated employment opportunities. Services to eligible participants include assessment of employment skills and goals, job readiness training, job development, job coaching, selection and enrollment in certified post-secondary education/vocational training and gaining practical skills through paid work experience or subsidized employment opportunities. Services and supports are also provided to partnering businesses including disability education, improving hiring practices to persons with disabilities, consultation of employment enhancements, and retention support. 

Contracted Employment Services

Assists adults with disabilities and other barriers to employment obtain and maintain jobs in janitorial or administrative support services.

Career Services

Helps individuals who are under or unemployed and may be experiencing challenges with their job search, such as career exploration, resumé building, interviewing skills, and the creation of a LinkedIn profile. Clients work closely with a career and employment specialist to determine specific services, including workshops, and groups, to develop a plan to reach their goal of employment.