"I have learned many jobs here at Goodwill and I can earn money to pay my bills and buy the things I want, like a new cell phone. Now I can talk with my friends!"
Goodwill NYNJ has operated Citiview in Long Island City, NY, since 1994. This clubhouse is a safe space committed to eliminating the stigmas associated with mental illness, substance use, sexual orientation, and homelessness.
"I like working at Goodwill because I can bring extra income to my household and I get to meet new people. Plus, I enjoy going around the building to deliver the mail and saying hello to all staff"
Over the last several months, Goodwill NYNJ has undertaken a comprehensive strategic and financial review to answer critical questions about our future. This process included a comprehensive, top-to-bottom look at the organization’s programs, retail footprint, administration and finances.
In January 2017, Josue was referred to Goodwill NYNJ while still working full-time assembling mops in a company that makes janitorial supplies in Brooklyn.
I’ve learned that I can be accomplished and successful in life no matter what my mental health is!