The Transitional Opportunity Program (TOP) ensures that working families on Temporary Assistance receive all of the assistance and support they need to maintain employment and become self-sufficient. TOP is an innovative approach that connects resources and services in a location that is professional and employment oriented. 

Services provided through TOP

  • Employment orientation
  • Assessment and development of a self-sufficiency plan, including an individual employment strategy
  • Referral to training and remedial services, as appropriate
  • Supervised job search
  • Job placement and job development
  • Community work experience
  • Transitional medical assistance, transitional child care and transitional food stamps
  • Employment retention services

Westchester County's TOP office is located at the Mt. Vernon employment office at 100 East First St., Mt. Vernon, NY 10550. The TOP office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  For more information call (914) 813-6212.