Eligible clients may count participation in specific training and/or educational programs toward employment requirements. Please note that HRA will not cover the cost of tuition, books, and fees for these programs, however HRA can assist eligible clients with transportation and child care expenses.
Clients must discuss their training and/or educational program with their Job Opportunity Specialist/Training Assessment Group (JOS/TAG) Worker.
Approval for enrollment is based on a number of factors including:
For anyone who is attending a training program and is in need of supportive services, it is in your best interest to submit your training documentation as soon as possible. Carfare is available for those who are not enrolled in 100% remote education and training opportunities. For more information, view the Remote Service Options for Voluntary Training Engagement Information Sheet.
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The College Navigator offers information on the tuition costs, graduation rates, average financial aid amount, and loan default rates of different schools and colleges.
The New York State Department of Education provides a list of licensed vocational and trade schools and a list of licensed colleges and universities.
The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services has a list of approved security guard training programs.