Career Training/Vocational Training Programs

provided by Rochester Educational Opportunity Center

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Rochester Educational Opportunity Center

161 Chestnut Street
Rochester NY 14604
Admissions hours: M-TH 8:00AM-6:00PM.
F 8:00AM-4:00PM.
Building hours: M-TH 7:00AM-9:00PM.
F 7:00AM-5:00PM.
Hours subject to change.
Bus Service:

Public Transportation Available.

Disabilities Access:



* Provides over 25 training programs to New York State residents.

Programs offered are:
  • Auto Technician.
  • Barbering.
  • Call Center.
  • Child Development.
  • Cosmetology.
  • Culinary Arts.
  • Emergency Telecommunications.
  • Google IT.
  • Home Health Aide.
  • Medical Secretary.
  • Nursing Assistant.
  • Phlebotomy.
  • Practical Nursing.
  • Security Guard.
  • ServSafe Certification.
  • Sterile Processing Technician.
  • Teacher Assistant.
  • Civil Service Exam Preparation.
  • Pharmacy Technician.

Program offerings are based on in-demand occupations and approval and are subject to change.

Eligibility: General REOC entrance requirements include the following: Applicant must be 17 years or older and meet income and residency requirements. Entrance testing. Specific, additional programs requirements vary.

Application Process: Applications online. REOC eligibility documentation required. Entrance testing requirements. Specific program requirements. Visit REOC website for specific application requirements. Contact REOC Admissions Department for more information.

Required Documentation: Proof of income, New York State residency, photo identification, I-94 or Green Card (if applicant is not a citizen of the United States). Visit REOC website for specific application requirements.

Fees: No fee for services.

Coverage Note: New York State.


The Rochester Educational Opportunity Center provides career training and academic programs for adults. Programs are tuition-free and based on eligibility. Supports are provided through academic and career tutoring, community outreach and programming, ATTAIN computer certifications and programs, GED preparation and testing, college preparation, college entrance assistance, ESOL programs, career services, and program and support counseling for students.