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Age 21+
Cost Free
Program type Summer, Weekend, Weekday
Meets 4 Week Program, Monday - Friday 8:00 Am To 4:30 Pm
Specific needs

Juvenile justice

At risk, low income

Contact us Pa@Bwiny.Org
Deadline Rolling

Mission

We help jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish careers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement.

Activities

Red Hook on the Road (RHOR) helps unemployed and low-income New Yorkers start careers in commercial driving.

This is a four-week training program to earn a NYS Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Course prepares participants for jobs as drivers of Class B/BPS commercial vehicles such as trucks, school buses, coach or charter buses, airport shuttle buses and Access-A-Ride vehicles.

Eligibility

To Be Eligible You Must Meet All Of The Following Criteria: Live In New York City & Be Legally Eligible To Work In The U.S. Be 21 Years Or Older Have A Clean, Valid Ny State Driver’S License For At Least 2 Years With No More Than 2 Points Or One Suspension (That Has Been Cleared For At Least 2 Years) Or One Conviction Showing On The Driver Record. No Speeding Tickets Or D.U.I.S. Obtain And Submit A Driver Record From The Dmv That Must Be Less Than 30 Days Old Must Be Unemployed Bwi Welcomes Individuals With Past Criminal Convictions To Apply.

How to apply

Sign up or Log in to access application instructions. To learn more, please attend an information session. These are held Thursdays at 12:30 PM at 151 5th Avenue between St. John’s Place and Lincoln Place (R train to “Union Street”), Brooklyn, NY 11217. Call 718-237-4846 for more information.