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 607-687-8500 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 calling 607-687-8504 or by using the Send Email button located at the top-left of the page.

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)
  • 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 
  • 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
    • By appointment only. Call 607-687-8504 to schedule.
  • HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY CLASSES (GED): 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
    •     VAN ETTEN at Van Etten Town Hall                           6 Gee St
    •                   Tues              4pm-7pm            Provider:  GST (Greater Southern Tier) 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 Workers
  • Veteran’s Services
  • Closure/Layoff Assistance