Jacqueline Burdick
Tioga Career Center Manager

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1062 State Route 38
Owego, NY 13827

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The Tioga Career Center provides customer-driven employment services to both businesses and people in the Tioga County area.

The Tioga Career Center is open Monday - Friday

Call 607-687-8483 for information on services and agencies located in the Center 

WIOA/Dept of Labor:  job search assistance: resume, applications, job referrals.  Training/education information and assistance. Referrals to other agencies and community resources. Unemployment information, assistance and mandated appointments.  (note: most unemployment claim issues can be handled by phone with us)

Partner agencies currently providing in person services:

T.A.L.L.- Tioga Adult Learning Lab. Providing computer skills training, assistance with resumes, on line applications  (Mon -Thurs by appointment)

United Healthcare- providing information and assistance in applying for NY State of Health insurance plans for individuals and families

GST BOCES GED Class (Mon & Wed 1pm-4:30pm)  

ACCES-VR - Thursdays only.  Call 607-721-8400 to set up an appointment. 


Workforce Center staff are available from 8:30am-4:30pm by phone or email. Call the Resource Room at 607-687-8483 or email [email protected]

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:  RESOURCE ROOM in person visits are from 9am to 4:30pm 

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The Tioga Career Center provides a variety of seamless customer-driven employment services to both businesses, and people seeking jobs in the greater Tioga County area.

Services Offered Through:

  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA)- a federal grant program
  • NYS Department of Labor

Services Offered With Partner Agencies:

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension- WIOA Youth Program
  • GST BOCES-  GED classes Mon & Wed
  • NYS Department of Labor Veteran Services
  • ACCES-VR (formerly VESID)
  • Tioga Opportunities- Senior Employment Program 55+
  • T.A.L.L.- Tioga Adult Learning Lab
  • Dept of Social Services TANF program

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM: Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) and NYS Department of Labor

  • ORIENTATION: to services available through the Workforce Development System.
  • RESOURCE ROOM: for job search purposes- computers with internet access, printers, fax, copier, telephone
  • RESUME: preparation assistance and critique 
  • UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ASSISTANCE:  in filing and contacting UI for assistance, mandatory appointments held here
  • HOT JOBS BOARD:  current list of jobs in Tioga and surrounding area posted on board
  • WIOA YOUTH PROGRAM:  provided through Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • TITLE V:  employment opportunities for workers 55+ 
  • Assistance in assessing skill levels, aptitudes and abilities
  • List of local eligible training providers
  • Retraining opportunities through Classroom or On the Job Training (OJT)- dependent upon available funding
  • Job search assistance
  • Labor market information
  • Information related to local occupations in demand
  • Referrals to community services- including child care assistance, transportation, social services, etc
  • Assistance in determining eligibility for various programs
  • TIOGA ADULT LEARNING LAB (T.A.L.L.): open computer lab instruction- learn at your own pace
    • THURSDAYS   2pm-4pm
  • HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY CLASSES (TASC): 3 locations in Tioga County:
    •    OWEGO at the Tioga Career Center       Health and Human Services Building Rt 38
    •                   Mon & Wed  1pm-4pm               Provider:  GST (Greater Southern Tier) BOCES
    •    WAVERLY at the Valley Presbyterian Church   459 Park Ave
    •                    Tues & Thurs  9am-12pm          Provider:  GST (Greater Southern Tier)  BOCES
    •     CANDOR at the Candor High School               80 Main Street
    •                     Tues & Wed  5pm-8pm            Provider:   TST (Tompkins Seneca Tioga) BOCES
  • Employee Recruitment and Retention Assistance
  • Application Assistance- Taking & Screening
  • Job Orders- Assistance with creation and posting
  • Pre-Assessments of Applicants
  • Skill Upgrading of Current Workforce
  • On-the-Job Training of New or Existing Workers
  • Veteran’s Services
  • Closure/Layoff Assistance

The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce has

On-The-Job (OJT) Training Funds!

   Tioga County employers wishing to expand and offset training

        costs of new and existing employees should seek information now!

Please contact Gwen Kania at the Tioga County Chamber of Commerce:

(607) 687-2020 or [email protected]