CSS Workforce New York

Education and Training Scholarships

The main funding source for CSS WFNY is the Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, referred hereinafter as “WIOA.” This grant is targeted at providing training and employment opportunities for adults, youth and dislocated workers. CSS WFNY is the administrative entity, main funding source, i.e. umbrella of a multi-agency partnership. Your training may be partially funded with WIOA or other funding sources, dependent upon individual or business eligibility determination. CSS WFNY continuously seeks alternative grant funding sources in order to achieve our mission of: “Creating a region that is a location of choice by employers due to a highly employable and motivated workforce committed to individual growth and skill development through life-long training and education.”

The Individual Training Accounts (ITA) Program is designed to provide financial assistance paid directly to training providers for individuals determined who need classroom training or online learning in order to gain skills that improver their employment opportunities for local demand occupations. 


Adult Literacy Classes - 
Click here for a list of the 2021-2022 Literacy classes available throughout the counties for individuals to prep for the High School Equivalency Exam (TASC) as well as ESL classes.  Any questions or to register for classes, please call (607) 739-7684. 


GST BOCES in collaboration with CSS Workforce New York has created a NEW Targeted Occupational Training (TOT) Program.  TOT Programs offer us the ability to recruit and train individuals interested in on demand occupations to meet the immediate needs of employers in the Chemung, Schuyler, and Steuben county area

What makes a Targeted Occupational Training unique is the pairing of classroom training with rotational internships and strong business engagement from recruitment to graduation.  
Industrial Maintenance - 250 hours training/ 80 hours internship 

Classroom: BUSH Campus Building#7 T/W/Th 8-12noon  

Business Internships: T/Th 8-4pm 

May 17, 2022 - November 17, 2022
What makes a good candidate for this program? 
  • Good work ethic - Show engagement during internships, show up on time/considerate.  Respectful. 
  • Safety minded - Strong personal responsibility, attention to detail of instruction. Accountable. Strong Communication Skills. 
  • Mechanical/Electrical experience - Curiosity about how things work. Active Learner. Relationship builder.

Click here for more information.


You may be eligible for WIOA funding. For more information on the WIOA funding, email info@csswfny.com

Individual Training Accounts

Only trainings leading to specific occupations are being approved for local funding. For the current list. click here.

Only certain training providers are approved to provide this training. They appear on the NYS Department of Labor Eligible Training Provider List.

In order to receive grant funding, your request must go through the approval process. To see the current policy related to this process, please click here.

Funding grant requests are reviewed monthly, please see the current review calendar, by clicking here.

Training Providers are able to access the NYS Eligible Training List by clicking https://applications.labor.ny.gov/ETPL/. Instructions may be printed by clicking https://www.labor.ny.gov/workforcenypartners/PDFs/NewRegETP.pdf

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