Buffalo offers training for health care occupations that are in high demand. The Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has partnered with Erie 1 BOCES, ECC Workforce Development and Erie 2 BOCES to provide training in the following: Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Secretary, Community Health Worker, Pharmacy Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant/ Home Health Aide. Individual Training Accounts (ITAs) are also available to cover training and related expenses associated with health related demand occupations, such as, Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist Assistant, Surgical Technologist, and Dental Assistant.
If you would like more information about our grant, please call us using the telephone number of our Contact Us page and ask to speak with an HPOG case manager today!
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This web page was supported by Grant # 90FX0031 from the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium, Inc. on behalf of the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board, Inc. (WIB). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS. The WIB was one of 32 projects, awarded nationwide, through the Health Profession Opportunity Grants program, part of the Affordable Care Act.
HPOG is a study funded by the Federal government and is being conducted to determine how these training opportunities help people improve skills and find better jobs. During the study, eligible applicants will be selected by lottery to participate in these training opportunities. Not all eligible applicants will be selected to participate in these opportunities.”