All Resources

Literacy and Education:

Several organizations across the Syracuse, NY area offer education and literacy programs for those seeking to find employment. Services include job training for blind and deaf patrons, non-English speakers and adults wishing to return to school.

AURORA of CNY

Description: AURORA of CNY helps residents that are blind or deaf get jobs and training. They also have a refugee on staff to help that community and serve as a translator for the deaf refugees. Address: 518 James Street, Suite 100, Syracuse, NY 13203-2282 Phone/Email: Joel Brennan, director of supportive employment, jbrennan@auroraofcny.org; (315) 422-7263 - x277

OCM BOCES

Description: A new career is closer than you think with OCM BOCES! It all starts by attending an informational Open House, offered every Thursday at 1 p.m. in Liverpool and every Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Cortland. From there, you're just a few steps away from the career you deserve. To view and download the PDF catalog of all of our Adult Education, Continuing Education, and Literacy Programs in Liverpool and Cortland, click here. Address: 4500 Crown Road, Liverpool, NY 13090 Mailing Address: Board of Cooperative Educational Services Onondaga, Cortland, and Madison Counties; 6820 Thompson Road, P.O. Box 4754, Syracuse, NY 13221 Phone/Email: Cortland: (607) 758-5111; Liverpool: (315) 453-4455 For assistance, please contact: Sean Joyce, manager of Central Services, 315-431-8584, sjoyce@ocmboces.org Mary Weidman, Assistant School Purchasing Officer, 315-433-2620, mweidman@ocmboces.org

La Liga - Spanish Action League

Description: La Liga offers career services that include professionalism and interviewing classes, resume and cover letter workshops, Internet and computer workshops, job opportunity research and proper conduct for interviewing. La Liga also offers language and translation services for Spanish-speaking participants, including document interpretation and medical interpretation. Address: 700 Oswego St., Syracuse, NY 13204 Phone/Email: (315) 475-6153; (315) 474-5767 – fax; housingspecialist@laligaupstateny.org

Literacy CNY

Description: Literacy CNY works to provide adults in Central New York with the literacy tools and skills that they need to be contributing, productive and engaged members of the community. They do this by advocating for adult education, providing instruction and partnering with other community based agencies. Their believe: "Improving Adult Literacy makes our community stronger."  LiteracyCNY is ranked Highly Proficient by the NYS Department of Education and enrolled 484 adult students into its instructional programs in 2015r. Address: Located in the Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center, 100 New St., Syracuse Phone: (315) 471-1300

Partners in Learning, Inc. – West Side Adult Learning Center

Description: West Side Adult Learning Center is a facet of Partners in Learning, Inc., which provides teaching assistance, preparation and computer literacy programs, resume writing, interviewing workshops and job and internship placement. Address: St. Lucy's Academy, 422 Gifford St., Syracuse, NY 13204 Phone/Email: (315) 744-3831; partners.pagano@gmail.com

Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)

Description: The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) is an option for those who are looking to attend or return to college. The HEOP offers free classes to qualified adult learners. Residents can attend for free. Address: University College: 700 University Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13244 Phone/Email: (315) 443-3261; jttse@uc.syr.edu; parttime.syr.edu

Job Training:

Using these programs, one can participate in mock interviews, learn skills essential to landing a job and maintaining employment and have access to local job fairs.

New York State Department of Labor

Description: The Department of Labor is offering a career fair for those seeking jobs and business seeking employees. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Career Fair, 2016 will take place March 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, NY. This opportunity allows potential employees the opportunity to meet more than 100 employers. The Department of Labor is offering resume workshops before the career fair. Address: NYS Department of Labor, Building 12, W.A. Harriman Campus, Albany, NY 12240 Phone: (518) 457-9000; (800) 833-3000; (888) 209-8124

Center for Community Alternatives

Description: CCA is the leader in the field of community-based alternatives for incarceration. “Our mission is to promote re-integrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.” CCA offers employment opportunities and community connections. Address: 115 E. Jefferson St., Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone/Email: (315) 422-5638

Career Networking Group

Description: Network with other professionals several Wednesdays per month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.. Share contacts, information, resources, support and encouragement with those seeking new career opportunities. Occasional guest speakers focus on the job market and provide industry information. Complete schedule can be found here. Address: 310 Tulip St., Liverpool, NY 13088 Phone: (315) 457-0310

Association Career and Technical Education

Description: CTE offers seminars and fairs to promote education and employment. Recently, CTE held its third annual Career and Technical Education Expo for eighth-grade students in the Syracuse City School District. Address: 1410 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314 Phone: (800) 862-9972; (703) 683-7424 – fax

Syracuse Neighborhood Computer Project

Description: The Neighborhood Computer Project is a not-for-profit organization that aims to help youth, immigrants, low-income, disabled, unemployed and health-impaired by offering computer training. Classes are offered from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every weekday, and from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. Address: 501 James St., Syracuse, NY 13203-2218 Phone: (315) 399-4699

CNY Works

Description: CNY Works offers an array of job assistance services, including education and temporary aid. Such programs include job seekers, which specializes in individual aid for those looking to improve resumes and cover letters, and it lends computers to those needing access. CNY Works also assists employers who are seeking to fill positions. To do this, CNY Works recruits, trains and helps hire employees to fill necessary positions. Such services often include recruiting events and job fairs. CNY Works offers computer literacy courses in a variety of areas, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel. Address: 960 James St., First Floor, Syracuse, NY 13203 Phone/Email: (315) 473-8250; (315) 472-9492 – fax; info@cnyworks.com

YWCA

Description: The Syracuse branch of the YWCA offers a service to help women pick appropriate career clothing. This clothing is imperative for interviews and maintaining employment. My Sister's Closet helps women in the Residence Program to develop appropriate professional wardrobes as they work toward finding and obtaining employment. Donations of gently used women’s work clothing and accessories are gratefully accepted. Professional self-help books and resources are also always appreciated. The YWCA also offers women job support and training through a program called Women to Work. The program was created to serve as a vehicle to help women in the Residence Program develop the knowledge and skills they need to become confident, competent, productive members in today's working society. Currently, the women that are in this program are working at our 401 Douglas location and training to develop their office and customer relation skills. We use a number of sources and tools to educate and advance the women in the program. Address: 120 E. Washington Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: (315) 424-0040; (315) 424-1249 - Fax

Women’s Opportunity Center

Description: WOC offers job readiness assistance which includes facets which span from on-the-job training, to one-on-one assistance to monthly workshops. WOC leads low-income women out of poverty through career counseling, training and removing barriers to help them become job-ready and find employment. A featured service at the center is the Dressing Room. WOC recognizes the importance of making a good first impression and dressing professionally for job interviews. For these reasons, WOC provides a free service which provides participants with proper attire for job interviews. Find out more about their boutique here. Address: 901 James St., Syracuse, NY 13210 Phone/Email: (315) 446-0550; info@womensopportunity.org / Joyce French: wocjfrench@yahoo.com

La Liga - Spanish Action League

Description: La Liga offers career services that include professionalism and interviewing classes, resume and cover letter workshops, Internet and computer workshops, job opportunity research and proper conduct for interviewing. La Liga also offers language and translation services for Spanish-speaking participants, including document interpretation and medical interpretation. Address: 700 Oswego St., Syracuse, NY 13204 Phone/Email: (315) 475-6153; (315) 474-5767 – fax; housingspecialist@laligaupstateny.org

Partners in Learning, Inc. – West Side Adult Learning Center

Description: West Side Adult Learning Center is a facet of Partners in Learning, Inc., which provides teaching assistance, preparation and computer literacy programs, resume writing, interviewing workshops and job and internship placement. Address: St. Lucy's Academy, 422 Gifford St., Syracuse, NY 13204 Phone/Email: (315) 744-3831; partners.pagano@gmail.com

AURORA of CNY

Description: AURORA of CNY helps residents that are blind or deaf get jobs and training. They also have a refugee on staff to help that community and serve as a translator for the deaf refugees. Address: 518 James Street, Suite 100, Syracuse, NY 13203-2282 Phone/Email: Joel Brennan, director of supportive employment, jbrennan@auroraofcny.org (315) 422-7263 - x277

Onondaga Earth Corps.

Description: OEC offers job training for youth to age 25. Jobs offered through this program are intended for urban youth with challenging pasts. Address: SUNY-EOC, Room 239; 100 New St., Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone/Email: (315) 565-3797; onondagaearthcorps@gmail.com

ARISE, Inc.

Description: ARISE, Inc. offers employment programs that include steps along the job hunt process from setting employment goals to meeting pre-employment requirements to securing a job. Address: Main Office: 635 James St., Syracuse, NY 13203 Phone: (315) 472-3171; (315) 479-6363; (315) 472-9252 – fax

JOBS Plus!

Description: JOBS Plus! operates on a mission of helping people find and keep employment. Address: 677 S. Salina St., #201, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: (315) 442-3242 OCM BOCES Description: A new career is closer than you think at OCM BOCES! It all starts by attending an informational Open House, offered every Thursday at 1 p.m. in Liverpool and every Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Cortland. From there, you're just a few steps away from the career you deserve. To view and download the PDF catalog of all of our Adult Education, Continuing Education, and Literacy Programs in Liverpool and Cortland, click here. Address: 4500 Crown Road, Liverpool, NY 13090 Mailing Address: Board of Cooperative Educational Services Onondaga, Cortland, and Madison Counties; 6820 Thompson Road, P.O. Box 4754, Syracuse, NY 13221 Phone/Email: Cortland: (607) 758-5111; Liverpool: (315) 453-4455 For assistance, please contact: Sean Joyce, manager of Central Services, 315-431-8584, sjoyce@ocmboces.org Mary Weidman, Assistant School Purchasing Officer, 315-433-2620, mweidman@ocmboces.org

Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center

Description: Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center is a vocational program focused on helping people gain skills necessary to get and keep a job. The center offers a Career Center as well as nurse aid, computer software training and Microsoft Office 2013 certification. Address: 100 New St # 4, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone/Email: (315) 472-0130; (315) 472-1241 – fax; eocinfo@morrisville.edu

Work Train

Description: Work Train is a program dedicated to addressing the challenges un-and-under employment in Central New York by creating solutions that benefit both business and job seekers. It is a part of Centerstate Corporation for Economic Opportunity. Address: 115 W. Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone/Email: (315) 470-1800; (315)471-8545 – Fax; ceo@centerstateceo.com Pascale Mevs: pmevs@centerstateceo.com / Danielle Szabo: dszabo@centerstateceo.com

Visions for Change

Description: “Visions For Change mission is to build self-sufficiency through education and support and systematically initiate changes that provide long-term solutions to the problem of poverty in ways that build prosperity, and economic opportunities and enhance the general well-being of all residents.” Visions for Change offers training opportunities that aim to teach effective ways to get out of poverty. Additionally, Visions for Change has several Partners for Success. Together, they help train employees to fill positions needed by the employers and provide a specialized referral system. Address: 1201 E. Fayette St., Syracuse, NY 13210 Phone: (315) 218-0938; (315) 471-3921 – fax

Coalition for the Homeless

Description: The Coalition for the Homeless is a service that offers resources in job training as well as in other areas. Offering an all-inclusive resource guide, the Coalition offers a comprehensive catalog of emergency services. The Coalition offers job services, including one program that aids homeless and low-income women in developing the skills necessary to find a living-wage job. This program is called the First Step Job Training Program. Address: 129 Fulton St., New York, NY 10038 Phone/Email: (212) 776-2000; (212) 964-1303 – fax; info@cfthomeless.org

Job Support:

Job support in Syracuse spans beyond resume building and developing computer skills. These programs offer assistance with appropriate interview attire, health and hygiene, and transportation.

Occupational Health Clinic Center

Description: OHCC staff has considerable experience delivering health and safety training to workers, and is available to assist employers in developing training appropriate for your workforce. Address: 6712 Brooklawn Parkway, Suite 204, Syracuse, NY 13211 Phone/Email: 315-432-8899; cnyohcc@upstate.edu

Coalition for the Homeless

Description: The Coalition for the Homeless is a service that offers resources in job training as well as in other areas. Offering an all-inclusive resource guide, the Coalition offers a comprehensive catalog of emergency services. The Coalition offers job services, including one program that aids homeless and low-income women in developing the skills necessary to find a living-wage job. This program is called the First Step Job Training Program. Address: 129 Fulton St., New York, NY 10038 Phone/Email: (212) 776-2000; (212) 964-1303 – fax; info@cfthomeless.org

YWCA

Description: The Syracuse branch of the YWCA offers a service to help women pick appropriate career clothing. This clothing is imperative for interviews and maintaining employment. My Sister's Closet helps women in the Residence Program to develop appropriate professional wardrobes as they work toward finding and obtaining employment. Donations of gently used women’s work clothing and accessories are gratefully accepted. Professional self-help books and resources are also always appreciated. The YWCA also offers women job support and training through a program called Women to Work. The program was created to serve as a vehicle to help women in the Residence Program develop the knowledge and skills they need to become confident, competent, productive members in today's working society. Currently, the women that are in this program are working at our 401 Douglas location and training to develop their office and customer relation skills. We use a number of sources and tools to educate and advance the women in the program. Address: 120 E. Washington Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: (315) 424-0040; (315) 424-1249 - Fax

Women’s Opportunity Center

Description: WOC offers job readiness assistance which includes facets which span from on-the-job training, to one-on-one assistance to monthly workshops. WOC leads low-income women out of poverty through career counseling, training and removing barriers to help them become job-ready and find employment. A featured service at the center is the Dressing Room. WOC recognizes the importance of making a good first impression and dressing professionally for job interviews. For these reasons, WOC provides a free service which provides participants with proper attire for job interviews. Find out more about their boutique here. Address: 901 James St., Syracuse, NY 13210 Phone/Email: (315) 446-0550; info@womensopportunity.org / Joyce French: wocjfrench@yahoo.com

Providence Services of Syracuse

Description: Providence Services of Syracuse helps workers by providing rides to jobs when people don't own cars. This service provides more than convenience; it allows people without adequate transportation the opportunity to accept and maintain jobs that are not within walking distance of their dwellings. Address: P.O. Box 6173 Syracuse, NY 13217 Phone/Email: Contact via submission on website

Libraries:

Libraries in the Syracuse area offer job resource assistance and training programs. Receive one-on-one help with resume and cover letter building, computer literacy and interview preparation.

Central Library

Description: Job Resource Assistance Drop--‐In Available every Tuesday and Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. At Central Library, downtown, 4th level Pass Lab. Library offers help with resumes, cover letters, online job searching, completing job applications and more. This service is temporarily suspended as the library is undergoing renovations, but I am in touch with the person in charge of the program and will update when renovations are complete. The STAR (Special Technologies and Adaptive Resources) program provides materials and services for disabled individuals. The Literacy Resource Center provides information, learning materials and computer programs for adult tutors and students engaged in English As a Second Language and reading instruction. The Pass Computer Lab is used for group Internet and computer training classes. The library also offers English language Conversation Classes. Central Library offers many only resources which can be accessed by an individual, or with the help of a library employee. These resources include a list of enrichment classes, databases, tutorials and computer services. Address: 447 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone/Email: (315) 435-1900

Salina Library

Services: Salina Library offers: One-on-one technology help appointments; Open office text documents: formatting; Google drive documents; Open office text documents: pictures and shapes; Open office spreadsheets for beginners/intermediate; Google drive: spreadsheets Address: 100 Belmont St, Mattydale, NY 13211 Phone/Email: (315) 454-4524

Baldwinsville Public Library

Services: Baldwinsville Public Library offers: Jobseekers Lifeline Series / Jobseekers' Club; Workshops generally every other week; One-on-one computer instruction; Tech help drop-in; Wired Wednesday series - Each Wired Wednesday will address a different computer issue. Workshops are on topics of interest to jobseekers. Find details and complete schedule can be found on the Baldwinsville Calendar of Events. Address: 33 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13027 Phone/Email: (315) 635-5631; info@bville.lib.ny.us

DeWitt Library

Services: DeWitt Library offers: One-on-one tech help sessions - Wednesday from 3 PM – 4PM; One-on-one resume/cover letter reviews - Tuesdays at 1:00 PM and Thursdays at 5:30 PM Address: 3649 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt, NY 13214 Phone/Email: (315) 446-3578

Fayetteville Free Library

Services: Fayetteville Free Library offers one-on-one assistance at the Job Center. Tech Time, a staff assisted one-to-one computer lab time, is offered throughout the week. A Librarian is available to help you explore careers, create and edit your resume, set up email account and job feeds and much more. Find details and complete schedule can be found on the Fayetteville Library Calendar of Events. Address: 300 Orchard St., Fayetteville, NY 13066 Phone/Email: (315) 637-6374

Liverpool Public Library

Services: Liverpool Public Library offers: Individual eBook Angel e-reader tutorials by appointment; Individual basic computer instruction by appointment; Individual help getting started with your own Kindle, Apple, and Android mobile devices by appointment .The library also offers monthly programs on tech topics. The library is affiliated with the CNYPC User's Group, whose meetings are at the library and open to the public. There is a monthly meeting to share tips on online genealogical research, as well as a general monthly meeting where they offer general computer help and address topics of special interest. Career Networking Group meets several Wednesdays per month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. where participants are able to network with other professionals. Share contacts, information, resources, support, and encouragement with those seeking new career opportunities. Occasional guest speakers will focus on the job market and provide industry information. Complete schedule can be found here. Address: 310 Tulip St., Liverpool, NY 13088 Phone/Email: (315) 457-0310

Marcellus Free Library

Services: Marcellus Free Library offers: Individual computer instruction classes by appointment; Learn the basics and get an e-mail address with Internet training Address: 32 Maple St., Marcellus, NY 13108 Phone/Email: (315) 673-3221

Solvay Public Library

Services: Salvay Public Library offers individual computer instruction by appointment. Address: 615 Wood St., Solvay, NY 13209 Phone/Email: (315) 468-2414

Beauchamp Branch

Services: Beauchamp Branch Library offers one-on-one basic computer instruction. Address: 2111 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13205 Phone/Email: (315) 435-3395

Betts Branch

Services: Betts Branch Library offers one-on-one basic computer instruction. Address: 4862 S. Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13205 Phone/Email: (315) 435-1940

Hazard Branch

Services: Hazard Branch Library offers: Book a librarian; Computers for beginners; Computer Instruction on Wednesdays by appointment Address: 1620 W. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13204 Phone/Email: (315) 435-5326

Mundy Branch

Services: Mundy Branch Library offers: Teen resource drop in; Free information day; One-on-One basic computer instruction Address: 1204 S. Geddes St., Syracuse, NY 13204 Phone/Email: (315) 435-3797

Paine Branch

Services: Paine Branch Library offers: One-on-one instruction on Internet basics, email and online research tools. Address: 113 Nichols Ave., Syracuse, NY 13206 Phone/Email: (315) 435-5442

Petit Branch

Services: Petit Branch Library offers monthly intermediate class on varied topics. Address: 105 Victoria Pl., Syracuse, NY 13210 Phone/Email: (315) 435-3636

Soule Branch

Services: Soule Branch Library offers hour-long one-on-one basic computer instruction by appointment only. Address: 101 Springfield Rd., Syracuse, NY 13214 Phone/Email: (315) 435-5320

White Branch

Services: White Branch Library offers hour-long one-on-one basic computer instruction by appointment only. Address: 763 Butternut St., Syracuse, NY 13208 Phone/Email: (315) 435-3519

Other Services:

Organizations offer programs that encompass all facets of the job search process and strive to benefit members of the local community, through training. Meet with professionals who help you set goals for employment, administer vocational training and teach skills to be a self-sufficient individual.

Southwest Community Center – Syracuse Model Neighborhood Facility, Inc.

Description: SMNF offers a program called Mainstream, which provides respite to youth and young adults with developmental struggles. This is done through participation in various social, recreational and personal development activities. This program is designed to help promote social, recreational and personal development for developmentally disabled youth and young adults. A primary goal is to integrate these individuals in the communities in which they live. Address: 401 South Ave, Syracuse, NY 13204 Phone: (315) 474-6823

ARISE, Inc.

Description: ARISE, Inc. offers employment programs that include steps along the job hunt process from setting employment goals to meeting pre-employment requirements to securing a job. Address: Main Office: 635 James St., Syracuse, NY 13203 Phone: (315) 472-3171; (315) 479-6363; (315) 472-9252 – fax

JOBS Plus!

Description: JOBS Plus! operates on a mission of helping people find and keep employment. Address: 677 S. Salina St., #201, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: (315) 442-3242

Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center

Description: Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center is a vocational program focused on helping people gain skills necessary to get and keep a job. The center offers a Career Center as well as nurse aid, computer software training and Microsoft Office 2013 certification. Address: 100 New St # 4, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone/Email: (315) 472-0130; (315) 472-1241 – fax; eocinfo@morrisville.edu

Center for Community Alternatives

Description: CCA is the leader in the field of community-based alternatives for incarceration. “Our mission is to promote reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.” CCA offers employment opportunities and community connections. Address: 115 E. Jefferson St., Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone/Email: (315) 422-5638

Work Train

Description: Work Train is a program dedicated to addressing the challenges un-and-under employment in Central New York by creating solutions that benefit both business and job seekers. It is a part of Centerstate Corporation for Economic Opportunity. Address: 115 W. Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone/Email: (315) 470-1800; (315)471-8545 – Fax; ceo@centerstateceo.com Pascale Mevs: pmevs@centerstateceo.com / Danielle Szabo: dszabo@centerstateceo.com

Women’s Opportunity Center

Description: WOC offers job readiness assistance which includes facets which span from on-the-job training, to one-on-one assistance to monthly workshops. WOC leads low-income women out of poverty through career counseling, training and removing barriers to help them become job-ready and find employment. A featured service at the center is the Dressing Room. WOC recognizes the importance of making a good first impression and dressing professionally for job interviews. For these reasons, WOC provides a free service which provides participants with proper attire for job interviews. Find out more about their boutique here. Address: 901 James St., Syracuse, NY 13210 Phone/Email: (315) 446-0550; info@womensopportunity.org / Joyce French: wocjfrench@yahoo.com

Brady Faith Center

Description: “The Brady Faith Center’s mission is to meet the spiritual, educational, and social needs of individuals and families in the Southwest Community of Syracuse. The Ministry maintains a presence throughout the neighborhood, serving residents of all ages through Eucharistic liturgies, human development, and educational and religious programs. Services are provided at the Brady Faith Center on South Avenue, as well as through visits to the sick, the incarcerated, families in their homes, and wherever support is needed.” Take advantage of the Drop-Inn Center, open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. Use this time to acclimate yourself with the Center and seek any necessary assistance. Check out more events offered by the Brady Faith Center. Address: 404 South Ave., Syracuse, NY 13201 Phone: (315) 472-9077

Visions for Change

Description: “Visions For Change mission is to build self-sufficiency through education and support and systematically initiate changes that provide long-term solutions to the problem of poverty in ways that build prosperity, and economic opportunities and enhance the general well-being of all residents.” Visions for Change offers training opportunities that aim to teach effective ways to get out of poverty. Additionally, Visions for Change has several Partners for Success. Together, they help train employees to fill positions needed by the employers and provide a specialized referral system. Address: 1201 E. Fayette St., Syracuse, NY 13210 Phone: (315) 218-0938; (315) 471-3921 – fax

BOCES – Board of Corporate Educational Services

Description: BOCES offers several Regional Information Centers throughout New York state, including one in Central New York. These centers offer a variety of services and resources. Address: 6075 E. Molloy Road, P.O. Box 4866, Syracuse, NY 13221 Phone/Email: (315) 433-8300; (315) 433-8368 – fax
CNYRIC Help Desk: (315) 433-8345; helpdesk@cnyric.org

People’s Equal Action and Community Effort, Inc. - PEACE, Inc.

Description: PEACE, Inc., is helping people in the community realize their potential for becoming self-sufficient. While PEACE, Inc., does not directly offer job assistance services, the organization offers services and resources that help community members to flourish in a variety of ways. Address: 217 S. Salina St., 2nd Floor, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: (315) 470-3300; (315) 472-8939 – fax

Somali-Bantu Community Organization

Description: The Somali-Bantu Community Organization, on the South Side, was awarded two large grants in the last year to offer training to refugees. Address: 302 Burt Street, Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: (315) 214-4480

AURORA of CNY

Description: AURORA of CNY helps residents that are blind or deaf get jobs and training. They also have a refugee on staff to help that community and serve as a translator for the deaf refugees. Address: 518 James Street, Suite 100, Syracuse, NY 13203-2282 Phone/Email: Joel Brennan, director of supportive employment, jbrennan@auroraofcny.org (315) 422-7263 - x277