Many people in Erie County have recently lost their job or have been unsuccessful in finding a family-sustaining job. Men and women need personal assistance in finding employment through non-traditional means and networking.
New Choices empowers individuals and provides the skills needed to find a job with family-sustaining wages.
COVID-19: GECAC offices have been closed since the mandated state shutdown in mid-March. While our physical offices may be closed, we are still able to provide support services online. We are also enrolling students for an upcoming new, virtual class format.
New Choices is a proven program designed to give clients individualized attention and training to help each person achieve personally and professionally. We work one-on-one and in small groups to help our clients see how to transfer their past skills, prepare them for the job market, and assist them in making professional decisions.
During New Choices, participants:
Questions: 814.459-4581 x422
Five-day, ten-hour career guidance class:
Program benefits individuals in transition by giving them the skills and resources to succeed. Students are trained in job seeking, interviewing, and résumé writing. They learn the value of self-esteem, effective communication styles, and stress management. Students are introduced to resources in the community that helps with housing, legal, and medical issues. Students also receive continued guidance from the dedicated New Choices staff long after graduation. All of these elements help us to propel women and men in transition toward a prosperous future.