Adult Education

Adult Education

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation [ACCES-VR]

ACCES-VR is part of the New York State Education Department and administers vocational rehabilitation and independent living programs. ACCES-VR provides services to assist eligible individuals with disabilities to obtain employment. For more information or to apply for their services, visit the ACCES-VR website or contact your local One-Stop Center. ACCESS-VR

Career / Vocational Training Services

If your Career Exploration identified a training need to better prepare you for employment, we can assist you in locating training providers, determining your eligibility and accessing available funding to support training such as TAP and PELL, other federal grants or placement in an On-The-Job Training (OJT) with a local employer. To determine if your career path and training you want to undertake is relevant to local jobs available in this area, please refer to our area Occupations in Demand  list. Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) enrollment is required for Training Services. Please contact your One-Stop Center for further information.

Financial Aid Links

For free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid, visit The SmartStudent™ Guide to Financial Aid  If you’re applying for TAP or PELL funds, please visit these links: TAP or PELL  For further assistance, contact your One-Stop Center.

High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly GED)

Allegany County has 3 agencies who provide HSED training to eligible residents at no cost.  For further information on a program that best meets your needs:

Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES (716-376-8214)
Literacy West (585-268-5213)
Southern Tier Traveling Teacher (585-593-5921)