Colleges and Training Providers in Chautauqua County

Check out this list of Chautauqua County training providers.  Includes a health care training provider list, local college and university information, as well as other training providers who may be able to offer you the training you need to upgrade your skills.  For financial assistance, call your local Youth Navigator for eligibility determination.  


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Jamestown Business College

JBC has everything you need for a successful college experience.  Starting with a supportive faculty and staff, a welcoming environment for students of all ages, financial aid counseling, transfer opportunities to 4-year colleges, and a focused business curriculum. JBC, a private 2-year institution, offers its students a benefit most colleges can't; a completed Associate Degree in 18 months if you attend day classes and two years if you attend evening classes.  For more information, call (716) 664-5100.

Jamestown Community College (SUNY)

JCC offers the first two years of a bachelor's program, awarding the Associate in Arts degree and the Associate in Science degree, which are transferable to four-year institutions.  For those pursuing a two-year career degree, it also awards the Associate in Applied Science degree, as well as one-year certificates.  In addition, JCC offers a variety of non-credit continuing education courses for those wishing to expand their vocational proficiency, to enrich their personal lives, or to acquire additional knowledge simply for the fun of it.  JCC has campuses in Jamestown and Olean, with Extension Centers in Dunkirk, Warren, and Allegany County.  Some of the popular degree programs at JCC include Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Chautauqua County Sheriff's Law Enforcement Academy, Business Administration, Engineering, Piloting, Criminal Justice, Medical Office Technology, Computer Information Systems, Welding, and more.  JCC also features the educational programming of the Manufacturing Technology Institute and the Small Business Development Center.  For more information, call 1-800-388-8557, (716) 366-2255, or (716) 665-5220.

Empire State College

Empire State provides its students with more flexible education options, from guided independent studies, to distance learning, to study groups, to credit for life learning, to cross registration at other institutions.  A mentor assists with your education plan.  The college has both undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  For more information, call 716-673-1200.

SUNY at Fredonia

The State University of New York at Fredonia offers programs at the baccalaureate and master's degree levels - within and across the disciplines that comprise the liberal arts, humanities and sciences and in certain professional and applied fields.  For more information, call (716) 673-3251.

Erie2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES

BOCES offers a wide variety of educational programs for both youth and adult.  Among them are GED, ESL, workplace literacy programs, CDL training, LPN training, computer classes, barbering, cosmetology, automotive technology and many other career and technical skills training programs.  E2CCB has four educational centers in Angola, Ashville, Fredonia, and East Aurora.  For more informationm, please contact 1-800-344-9611.

Cassadaga Job Corps Academy

The Academy provides career training in Carpentry, Electrical, Painting, Plumbing, Culinary Arts, Certified Nurses Aide, CVS Pharmacy Technician and Licensed Practical Nurse.  To be eligible, you must be between 16-24 years of age, a US citizen or legal resident, meet the program's income requirements and be ready to learn, work, and become a leader.

CNA/PCA/HHA Training Providers

Chautauqua County Home
10836 Temple Road
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(716) 366-6400
Heritage Park
150 Prather Avenue
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 488-1921
The Waters of Westfield
26 Cass Street
Westfield, NY 14787
(716) 326-4646
Cassadaga Job corps Academy
8115 Glasgow Rd.
Cassadaga, NY 14718
(716) 595-4200
Lake Shore Hospital TLC Health Network
845 Route 5 & 10
Irving, NY 14081
(716) 951-7000
Willcare Inc.
69 E. 4th Street
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(716) 366-0101
Willcare Inc.
512 West Third Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 487-1131
Heritage Village
4600 Rt. 60
Gerry, NY 14740
(716) 985-6823
Care Givers
111 West 2nd St.
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 484-9113
Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. (COI)
17 W. Courtney St.
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(716) 366-3335
Lutheran Social Services
715 Falconer Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 665-4905

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is a recognized provider of first aid, CPR, swimming and other Health & Safety education programs.  Link to their website to find more information on various trainings that can enhance your employment goals.  For more information, call (716) 366-4433.

Jamestown YMCA

The YMCA also offers trainings in first aid, CPR and life guarding, as well as a babysitting certification course.  for more information, call (716) 664-2802.

BTTI, NTTS, and Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES are local programs that provide comprehensive training specifically designed to place students into the trucking industry.  The minimum age requirement to be accepted into this program is 21.

BTTI (Buffalo Tractor Trailer)
(716) 627-0044 Buffalo, NY
(716) 945-2486 Salamanca, NY

Erie 2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES
(716)805-4155 Ashville, NY

NTTS (National Tractor Trailer Institute)
(716) 849-6887 Buffalo, NY

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