Job Seekers

Figuring out your next step has never been easier.  Our Career Centers can help you develop your resume and teach you effective networking and interviewing skills. If you are unsure of your career goals or want to upgrade your skills, our career counselors can guide you in career exploration and funding opportunities in demand occupations.

Get started by contacting one of our Career Centers to learn more about our services or to sign up for an orientation.


If you are between 14 and 24 years old and need assistance in finding employment, improving your academic skills, getting your High School Equivalency, or enrolling in college, we can provide you with customized services in these areas.  Contact one of our Career Centers to find out if you're eligible.

Our Aim Higher Youth Workforce Program for young adults ages 16-24 is run out of Buffalo Employment and Training Center (BETC).

The following organizations are currently contracted to provide youth services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA):

For more information, please click on one of the following links or call them directly:

Buffalo Urban League: or (716) 250-2400

Catholic Charities of Buffalo: or (716) 893-3500

The Service Collaborative of WNY: or (716) 418-8500

Veteran Priority of Service

Veteran priority of service is the right of veterans and their eligible spouses, including widows and widowers, to take priority over other persons in all qualified job training programs that are funded in whole or in part by the Department of Labor.

Trade Adjustment Assistance Program (TAA)

Did you lose your job due to foreign trade?  Are you eligible for Trade Act benefits?  We can help you navigate the complex rules and requirements of the Trade Act program. For more information, please call or visit one of our Career Centers or download the TAA Brochure.


The Square One Program provides vocational services designed to address barriers for those who are justice-impacted. Services are offered in the areas of Career Exploration, Employment Readiness, Job Search Assistance,  and Job Training. This program is run out of Buffalo Employment and Training Center (BETC).

Supportive Services

You may be eligible for supportive services, such as assistance with housing, food, transportation, or childcare. In addition, if English is not your primary language, you may be eligible for English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Talk to one of our Career Center counselors concerning the resources that may be available to support your job search or training efforts.

Erie County HealthCare Careers Grant (ECHC)

The Erie County Healthcare Careers Program (ECHC) offers training for healthcare occupations that are in high demand. Funded by Erie County, the program partners with local schools such as Erie 1 BOCES, SUNY Erie, Trocaire College, D’Youville College, Villa Maria College and SUNY Buffalo to provide training for occupations such as LPN, RN, Surgical Technologist, Respiratory Therapist, and Physical Therapy Assistant.

Contact Us

Are you ready to improve your skills and enter the workforce? Contact us today for more information or to attend an orientation.