RochesterWorks! has committed all of our general Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Worker training grant funds for the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2019. We do have some Youth training funds, and we anticipate that we will receive some additional training funds for Dislocated Wokers. Otherwise, we will not be able to award new WIOA funds for training programs that start prior to July 1, 2019. If you are unsure, please speak with a staff member at one of our career centers.
Action for a Better Community‘s Focus on Self-Sufficiency Department [FSSD] has partnered with Lifetime Assistance, Inc. to hire and provide job retention training to individuals seeking employment in the health care field.
  • Lifetime Assistance, Inc. serves adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in residential and Day Habilitation settings in the Greater Rochester area.
  • All positions are entry level Direct Support Professionals.
  • Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Candidates must have a high school diploma or HSE [high school equivalency]
  • All candidates are screened by Lifetime Assistance through a criminal background check.
  • All positions are Full Time [35+ hours weekly]
  • There are program support services and incentives available as needed to assist participants in completing the training program.
  • ERIC training is a paid training done on weekdays for four weeks.
Recruitment and enrollment into ERIC is ongoing and we welcome all interested parties to contact either FSSD Director Shawn Futch at 325-5116, ext. 3418 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Self-Sufficiency Specialist and ERIC Instructor Ken Porter-Hutton at 325-5116, ext. 3352 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On Tuesday October 23rd, the first Town Hall of Business was held to inform business leaders on the impact the opioid crisis is having on the workplace. This information is vital to have in today’s workplace as it is such a relevant issue for employers, employees and their loved ones. Having the proper knowledge, tools, and resources in place is essential. The organizers of the event are more than happy to come to your place of business to deliver this message and provide further training to you and your employees. Large trainings for all employees or smaller trainings with just your management and HR staff are available.  Resources and trainings for whatever your business needs can be sought.

Please email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to schedule the Town Hall of Business to come to you or if you have any further questions. To access the on-line Tool Box to Recovery, input bit.ly/RTK2018 in your search engine.

Reflecting a commitment to a robust and competitive American labor force, the 2018 National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) theme is “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.” Observed each October, NDEAM celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents. For specific ideas on supporting NDEAM, visit the website www.dol.gov/ndeam. Suggestions range from simple, such as putting up a poster, to comprehensive, such as implementing a disability education program. However you choose to take part, you’ll be playing an important role in fostering a more inclusive workforce, one where every person is recognized for his or her abilities—every day of every month.

 

 

Only RochesterWorks! provides a unique set of customized services to businesses and job seekers at little-to-no cost, preparing a skilled workforce and connecting them with opportunities in our region.

 

Contacts

(585) 258-3500

255 N.Goodman St

Rochester, N.Y. 14607


Hours of Operations:

Monday- Thursday 8:30AM - 4:30PM

Friday 8:30AM - 12:00PM