The Workforce Development Board, Inc. of Oswego County is a non-profit organization that administers the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding that supports employment-related programs for youth, the adult workforce and employers in Oswego County, with the goal of a strong economy and self-sufficiency for every resident.

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Chena Tucker

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Chena Tucker

Executive Director

Our goal at the Workforce Development Board is to partner with local businesses and community leaders along with educational and training entities to ensure that our current and future Oswego County workforce is qualified with the necessary skills to obtain and retain jobs within our local and regional in-demand occupations - Healthcare, Advanced Manufacturing, the Skilled Trades and Hospitality.

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Our services

  • Identifying strategies for addressing skill shortages.
  • Issuing consumer report cards for training programs.
  • Aligning training programs to meet the needs of the business community.
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of training programs.
  • Setting training funding priorities for maximum benefit to job-seekers

Services to Businesses

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) writes and obtains training grants for private and public sectors, and provides workforce needs assessments to area businesses.

A working community is a strong community fostering economic development, regional support systems and more. We are building a bright future for Oswego County by providing these services:

  • The formation of focus groups and community roundtable discussions to identify future workforce needs.
  • Use labor market data to identify these needs to grow our local economy.
  • Assisting local employers by seeking available grants and other funding sources to offset training costs.
  • Develop regional strategic plans to increase cooperation among industry sectors. Produce state of the workforce report.

Career Development and Training Services

Our full-service career center offers a full range of services for youth & adults powered by the Workforce New York program:


Fulton One Stop Center 

200 North Second Street, Fulton, NY 13069
Phone: 315-591-9000
Fax: 315.591.9009
Your Career Connection

Links for Job Seekers

JobZone
CareerZone
Demand Occupation List
NYS Eligible Training Provider List
my next move link

Veterans

The WDB promotes providing Priority of Service to veterans and their eligible spouses.
NYS Dept. of Labor Veterans' Services
NYS Division of Veterans' Affairs 

Youth

Interested in YouthWorks ?
Summer Youth Employment Program(SYEP)

OFFICE

Business Resource Center

121 East First Street, Oswego, NY 13126

CONTACT

Chena L. Tucker
Executive Director

Phone: 315.312.3493
Email: chena.tucker@oswego.edu

Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
Monday - Friday