Our Agencies

Grace Institute

Services Provided: 
Job Readiness & Placement /
Obtaining Work Authorization & Finding Jobs

Grace Institute was founded by the twice-elected New York City mayor and shipping magnate William Russell Grace in 1897 and originally staffed by the Sisters of Charity. Its goal was to educate women in New York City, especially immigrants, in the skills necessary for obtaining employment.

For more than a century, Grace Institute has provided tuition-free job-training skills for women. This includes intensive computer, business writing and career-development classes. Staff prepares students for interviews. They draw on the institute’s extensive lists of employer contacts to arrange meetings. The goal is to help students land solid jobs, become self sufficient and improve the quality of their and their families’ lives.

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If you are seeking help, contact us by calling the Catholic Charities Help Line: 888-744-7900 or email us through our contact form.

Agency Information

Ms. Brigid Lang

(212) 832-7605

40 Rector Street
14th Floor
New York, NY 10006