OACES offers youth the following opportunities to finish their education and prepare for work:

Academics
OACES offers youth the opportunity to attend High School Equivalency Diploma Program classes and receive counseling support on-site at OACES and at multiple off-site locations such as Threshold and GreenWorks. OACES provides a small, family like atmosphere that allows for development of personal, employment and academic goals.

Family C.A.R.E.E.R.S.
Family C.A.R.E.E.R.S. (Community and Adults in Rochester Employment and Education Resource System) is a combined Family Literacy & Workforce Development program running in select Rochester City School District elementary schools.  Parents attend school with their children and participate in literacy activities, adult education, and are partnered with a school employee mentor in a one-on-one relationship to gain valuable work skills. Family C.A.R.E.E.R.S. is an inclusive program that offers both Family Literacy and a valid TANF work experience to any parent that is interested. Parents gain literacy and job skills which allow them to move towards economic self-sufficiency.

Career & Technical Education (CTE)
A variety of CTE programs are offered that focus on in-demand careers from Electrical to Nurse Aide/Nursing Assistant training and more. Students can gain industry recognized credentials that can result in employment and career advancement.

Agency Partner Locations (Off-Site)
OACES offers youth the opportunity to attend High School Equivalency Diploma Program classes and receive counseling support at off-site and convenient locations. Off-site locations also address personal, employment, and academic goals.

Learn more:
How OACES helps youth
OACES Model Highlights

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