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Helping Staten Island’s Unemployed- Hosts Suit Up Night & Suit Drive

IMG_2072[1]The Suit Up Network, a program of Staten Island Community Partnership (SICP), hosted a Suit Up – Open House Event which provided business clothing and coats to unemployed and newly employed Staten Island residents with a economic need on  Appointments are available and many are referred by local organizations and houses of worship. Suit Up participants received a private ‘fitting’ by one of our Suit Up Volunteer Stylists and business attire to move forward in their career. Donations of new and laundered business appropriate clothing will also be accepted at this event. Donations are welcome.

The Suit Up Network program provides resources and support to empower unemployed Staten Islanders and Career Minded Staten Islander looking to succeed in one’s job search and career. SICP hosts career seminars, offers a career mentoring program, business clothing and career resources and referrals to services for low to moderate income Staten Islanders. The Suit Up Network of Staten Island Community partnership is privately funded by individual and corporate donors.

To apply for services an application is required and available by contacting 347-746-9391 or contact us. Eligible recipients must demonstrate proof of Staten Island residency; unemployment, enrollment in training and/or newly employed with a financial need. Services are provided based on eligibility and availability of items.

The Suit Up Network is a program of Staten Island Community Partnership (SICP) which assists unemployed men, women and youth with business clothing and career development support services. We are made up of professionals and business sharing knowledge and support to help you succeed in your career. Our services to unemployed Staten Islanders and victims of Super Storm Sandy are free.

SICP’s Suit Up Network has served approximately 150 clients from the Jobs –Plus program of ResCare since October 2013 by providing business attire for job interviewing and employment. SICP has served approximately 500 Staten Island men, women and youth since April 2012 including both unemployed and employed men and women negatively impacted by Super Storm Sandy.

One comment on “Helping Staten Island’s Unemployed- Hosts Suit Up Night & Suit Drive

  1. Michael Scanlan on said:

    Hi. I have several suits, jackets, shirts and ties in decent shape that I would love to donate. I have left my information before, but no one has gotten back to me. Please either email me or call me at 917-676-2454 to let me know where to drop them off. Thank You, Michael Scanlan

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