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Building Community. Growing Leaders.

Building Works is an intensive 17-week pre-apprenticeship program preparing participants for work in the construction trades. Program graduates are eligible to apply for union jobs. Certifications offered include OSHA 10 Construction Safety, 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Worker, CPR, Scaffold, and others.

CHLDC is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers on this document may be reached by persons using TTD/TTY equipment via the New York State relay number 1-800-662-1220.

If you’re looking for a particular service, but don’t know the name of the program, head to the “How Can We Help You?” page where programs are sorted by the service they can provide to you or your family.



Jessen Vasquez

Program Coordinator

Cypress Hills Academic & Career Exploration (CHACE) Center
2836 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY 11207-2650
(718) 235-8837

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