Workforce Development      

Yates County's Biennial Employment Plan includes the operational details of the districts’ Employment Programs for applicants and recipients of cash assistance and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.  The plan is available for review and public comment 11/15/21 - 12/15/21 and will go into effect on January 1, 2022 and will remain through December 31, 2023.  Click the link below to review our plan and call us at 315-536-5140 with any questions/comments

Yates Employment Plan 1/1/22-12/13/23

Yates County One-Stop Career Center 

Is committed to quality programs that serve our business community and assists indivudals with their employment and educational needs.  The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act requires a “One-Stop” Delivery System where more than 13 state and local agency partners are tasked with delivering a universally accessible, integrated system of labor market information, job seeker services, business services and education/training programs.

Check out the quick links in the toolbar to your left for more information on specific programs.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Programs

In partnership with the Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board and other area agencies, these programs provide a wide variety of activities to assist adults and dislocated workers through basic and intensive services.

Social Services Employment Programs

Yates County provides programming for public assistance recipients to assist them in restoring self-sufficiency. Our Employment Development Specialists provide workshops, work experience, job readiness training, and supportive services to assist clients in overcoming barriers and finding employment.


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