Welcome to CSS Workforce New York

CSS-WFNY is a workforce development organization dedicated to assisting individuals with greater employment opportunities, and therefore providing businesses with an adequate labor pool. We are committed to assisting individuals within our community as they search for career opportunities, continue their education or begin vocational training. Our services are available to businesses and job seekers of all ages. We offer a variety of programs including workshops, resume building and training opportunities. The counselors in our youth services program are committed to serving the workforce needs of youths between the ages of 16-21.

What's New

CSSWFNY seeks to competitively procure innovative approaches to year-round Youth, Adult and Dislocated Worker Program Services with this contract position that will provide counseling, case management and a comprehensive array of services to eligible participants in the three-County region. The application for the Request For Proposal can be downloaded here.

SAVE THE DATE  - 2015 REGIONAL JOB FAIR - Murray Athletic Center - 4/28/15

For a final list of employers planning to attend as of 4/8/15, click here.

PY14 Local Strategic Plan

The Chemung-Schuyler-Steuben Workforce New York (CSS WFNY) announces the Local Plan for Program Year 14 (7/1/14 – 6/30/15) is available for review by clicking on the main document and on the attachments.  The Local Plan will be posted for comments from September 12, 2014 to October 13, 2014.

Correspondence and/or questions may be directed to: Charles M. Peacock, Executive Director at (607) 937-8337 ext. 1106 or 20 Denison Parkway W., Corning, NY  14830.

CSS WFNY is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

ATTENTION VETERANS On April 10, 2014, United State Department of Labor issued guidance to refocus the efforts of our NYS Department of Labor DVOP Specialists (Veteran's Representatives) to focus on the most in need Veterans.  Beginning in February 2015 they will focus their services on Veterans who are: 

18-24/yrs. old OR have a significant barrier to employment from the following list:

  • Service Related Disability
  • Recently Separated Service Member (any eligible veteran discharged or released from active duty in the last 3 years, who has been unemployed 27 or more weeks in the last 12 months
  • Offender (any eligible veteran or eligible spouse who is currently incarcerated or who has been released from incarceration)
  • Lack of a H.S. Diploma
  • Homeless or Low-Income

You may be asked to complete determination paperwork.  If you did not qualify to meet with one of our DVOP Specialists, you will still continue to receive priority of service and will meet with our Labor Service Staff. 

Other services available through our One Stop Centers include:

  • Career Counseling
  • Skills Assessment
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Resume Preparation Assistance
  • Information for Civil Service Postings
  • Referrals to other agencies that provide services to veterans.


CSS WFNY Offers FREE On-Line Learning

Are you unemployed and tired of hearing you lack the skill sets needed for the position you applied for?  Maybe you are frustrated because you don't have anything to "prove" you do have the specific skills required to compete for a job?  Perhaps, you are under-employed and need additional training to career ladder or just want continued education in a tight economy?  Whether you are an individual customer or a business seeking opportunities for staff development, Metrix On-line Learning is available through CSS Workforce NY.  Residents of Chemung, Schuyler & Steuben may apply by visiting any of our 5 local Career Centers.  For your convenience the forms are below so you may complete them in advance of your appointment with a counselor.  Businesses in the tri-county may contact Lori Haner, Business Services Manager at hanerl@csswfny.com for additional information and assistance.     

Metrix Learning Program & Forms

  • Basic Individual Intake Package click here and attach one form of I.D. (driver's license, passport or birth cert most common)
  • To review a brief overview of the Metrix SkillsSoft Course Catalog click here
  • To review a brief overview of the Medcom Course Catalog click here


CSS WF NY is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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