About the Center

Thank you for your interest in Adult Education programs at Southern Westchester BOCES. The Center for Adult and Community Services provides:

  • Workforce Development Training in high demand areas
    • Programs include Healthcare, Trades, Technology and Education
    • Programs are tuition based
    • Programs are offered year round
    • Location is based on course
    • Students must be age 18+ and not enrolled in high school
    • It is important for all students to achieve success. It is recommended for successful completion that students enrolling in training programs have a minimum grade level of 8 in math and reading (equivalent to grade 8 in school)
    • Some programs require a high school diploma to complete certification exams
    • Funding sources are available through our workforce partners at https://adulted.swboces.org/financial_aid, SWBOCES does not offer financial aid. We do offer interest free payment plans for programs costing $1,000 or more.
    • Students may register on-line or over the phone
    • All courses require a minimum enrollment of six students
  • Adult Literacy Program Classes
    • Programs include classes for those seeking to earn their high school equivalency diploma, improve their English language skills or study for the US Citizenship test.  
    • Adult Literacy Program courses are of no tuition costs to student and are made available through BOCES by grants and state aid that are geared towards growing the regional workforce. 
    • Classes are offered year round
    • Classes are held in a variety of community-based locations
    • Students must be age 21+
    • Students must complete registration and placement testing in-person

We look forward to serving the needs of the Westchester Community through high quality programming for adults who seek training and education in the regionally competitive workforce.