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Strengthening Working Families Initiative


* Offers a program in partnership with area employers, businesses, and community organizations to create access to educational and training institutions and support career advancement in high-demand industries for parents with dependent children at home.

* Services Available include:
  • Family-Based Service Navigation
  • Linkages to Affordable and Safe Child Care
  • Financial Assistance for Short-term Child Care Stipends
  • Career Planning and Vocational Assessments
  • Support Services and Connections to Community Resources
  • Public Benefits Advocacy and Supports
  • Job Placement and Job Coaching
  • Financial Assistance for Career Related Certifications and Uniforms
  • Linkages to Short-term Certificate Training Programs
  • Transportation Assistance

Eligibility: Individual resides in Monroe County, is 18 years and older, and is the primary caregiver of child or children: 13 years old or younger. (Please note: if a child has a disability-eligibility can be up to 18 years of age).

Individual is interested in increasing skills through short term training and/or career advancement in Health Care, Advanced Manufacturing, or Information Technology.

Application Process: Call for more information.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fee for service.

Coverage Note: Monroe County.

This program is offered at this site:

Map Marker 1 Rochester Rehabilitation Center-University Avenue

1357 University Avenue
Rochester NY 14620
585-263-2690 ext. 1182
M-F 8:00AM-5:00PM.
Disabilities Access:

Wheelchair accessible.

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Clayton Waller
Program Manager
585-263-2690 ext. 1119

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Rochester Rehabilitation Center

Rochester Rehabilitation Center provides programs and support services for individuals and families of those with cognitive or physical disabilities.

1000 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester NY 14620

Hours: M-F 8:00AM-5:00PM

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