FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

The following information includes potential funding resources and sponsoring agencies for continued education. Your eligibility may differ depending on the program or training you are interested in. It is your responsibility to research these options because BOCES cannot determine your eligibility. 


ACCESS-VR (can be used for all adult classes)
Formerly known as VESID, this service is only for individuals with disabilities. Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) offers access to a full range of employment and independent living services that may be needed by persons with disabilities through their lives. Through its administration of vocational rehabilitation and independent living programs, VR coordinates policy and services relating to:

 

  • Transition services for students with disabilities from school to adult services
  • Vocational rehabilitation services for working age individuals with disabilities
  • Independent living services for people with disabilities of all ages
  • Business services for hiring a qualified, diverse workforce

ACCESS-VR Main Office: (518) 473-8097 

 

HEALTH PROFESSIONS OPPORTUNITY GRANT (HPOG)

The Health Professions Opportunity Grant (HPOG) is designed to assist individuals who meet low income guidelines and to pursue education and training for occupations in the healthcare field. The grant is administered by SUNY Adirondack, in consortium with SCCC (lead grantee) and FMCC. All eligible applicants are selected by lottery to participate in these training opportunities. Not all eligible applicants will be selected to participate. Certain ETA offerings including Certified Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, EKG, Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Billing & Coding are approved programs under this grant. 



Workforce Investment Act Employment and Training Agency
(also known as a One Stop Center
)
Your local One-Stop Center may have funding available to help you train for a new career or upgrade your skills to re-enter the workforce. To find your local One Stop, please click here or call: 

  • Saratoga County: (518) 884-4170
  • Warren County: (518) 743-0925
  • Washington County: (518) 746-2391
  • Rutland, VT: (802) 786-5846

You can gain access to all the services of the Workforce Development System through its One-Stop Centers of Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties:

   Saratoga County Career Center
   152 West High Street
   Ballston Spa. NY 12020

   PH: (518) 884-4170

   Warren County Career Center
   333 Glen Street, Suite 300
   Glens Falls, NY 12801

   PH: (518) 743-0925

   Washington County Career Center
   383 Broadway, Building B Rm B003A
   Fort Edward NY 12828

   Phone: (518) 746-2391

 

 



Practical Nursing Students – For Financial Aid Questions Please Contact: 

Nancy DeStefano, Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Programs 518-581-3830
 



Adult Students Interested in Daytime CTE Progams, please call: 

Hudson Falls, Southern Adirondack Education Center: (518) 746-3421

Saratoga Springs, F. Donald Myers Education Center: (518) 581-3633
 



All Other Adult Students – Please Contact: 

Melissa Briggs, Adult Ed Registrar, 518-581-3716



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