SWBOCES recognizes that the financial investment in quality training is a concern for many students. Listed below are possible sources of assistance. If you need more information, call the agencies listed below.
SWBOCES does not qualify or approve individuals for funding by the agencies listed below.
These listings are provided for informational purposes only.
Westchester-Putnam Workforce Board Career Centers
These agencies, in many counties and localities, oversee the use of job-training funds. Workforce Investment Offices are an excellent source of many services for people looking for work or training.
120 Bloomingdale Rd, White Plains, NY 10605
201 James St, Peekskill, NY 10566
Mt. Vernon Employment Center
100 East First St, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
Putnam Workforce Partnership
110 Old Rte 6 Center, Carmel, NY 10512
City of Yonkers Residents
Yonkers Employment Center
20 So. Broadway, Suite 1209, Yonkers, NY 10701
Rockland County Residents
Tomorrow’s Workplace, 1 Perlman Dr, Spring Valley, NY 10977
New York State Department of Labor
8400 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458
In other areas, consult your telephone directory or go to www.servicelocator.org.
ACCES - VR
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (formally VESID) is a division of the New York State Education Department and provides assistance to individuals with disabilities. ACCES-VR offices are located in most counties.
Westchester ACCES - VR
75 So. Broadway, 1st Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 946-1313
15 Perlman Dr, 2nd Floor
Spring Valley, NY 10977
Phone: (845) 426-5410
1215 Zerega Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462
Phone: (718) 931-3500
If you have served your country in the US Military, contact your local Veteran’s Administration Office to find out what benefits you may be entitled to receive.
Consult your Human Resources Department or union to find out if there are any tuition assistance benefits available.
Career Training Loans
Loans are available for courses costing more than $1,000. Call (914) 592-0849.