Oswego County Department of Social Services

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  • Workforce Development Board 2014-15 WIA Plan

  • Temporary Assistance and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment Plan

    Our Work:

    We help community members access the tools they need to manage their careers through information and high quality services. Job seekers can assess their current skill levels, get help with resumes and get job referrals. Individuals already employed can use our services to advance their careers or change jobs. Services are also offered to help employers find skilled workers.

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    Services are available for adults, dislocated workers (individuals laid off from a job) and youth and range from self-help to more intensive staff-assisted. For many of these services, there are no eligibility requirements.

    We have career centers which provide:

    • Local newspapers for viewing employment ads;
    • Computers labs for career exploration;
    • Workshops on a variety of topics;
    • Resume writing assistance;
    • Internet access for information on financial assistance available for training;
    • Job postings from the NYS Department of Labor; and
    • Books and reference materials on resume writing, job hunting and career exploration.

    Workshop Topics:

    • Basic Computer Skills;
    • Interviewing;
    • Resume writing and cover letters; and
    • Job hunting

    Employer Services:

    • On-the-job training;
    • Applicant screening;
    • Incumbent worker training;
    • Assistance with training plans for workers; and
    • Information on topics such as child labor laws, Americans with Disabilities Act requirements

    Contact Information:

    Fulton Career Center
    200 North Second Street
    Fulton NY 13069
    315-591-9000 phone
    315-591-9047 fax

    Mexico Career Center
    100 Spring Street
    PO Box 1320
    Mexico NY 13114
    315-963-5512 phone
    315-963-5449 fax

    Questions about Employment and Training Services?
    Call 315-591-9000, e-mail: or visit the
    Oswego County Workforce Development System