Does the Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development Department offer financial aid to its students? Answer: The Department does not offer federal or state financial aid like the College does for students in college-level credit-based programs, but you may qualify for other financial assistance through: Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)- www.acces.nysed.gov/vr Bronx 1215 Zerega Avenue Bronx, New York 10462 Tel #: (718) 931-3500 Fax #: (718)931-4299 Manhattan 116 West 32nd Street New York, New York 10001 Department of Veteran’s Affairs - www.va.gov FEDCAP- http://bronxreentry.org/fegs-wecare/ The Helena Rubinstein Scholarship offers up to 90% funding for Continuing Education courses based on the applicants income level. The scholarship is generally available twice a year, in January and August. http://www2.cuny.edu/academics/cpe/helena-rubinstein-scholarship/how-to-apply/ New York State Educational Incentive Scholarship Program (EIP) – (Applicants https://www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu/eip.shtm must be registered license child care providers.) Sallie Mae Continuing Education Loans for non-degree and non-college credit students – www.salliemae.com TERI Continuing Education Loans – www.teri.org Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Vouchers – www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu/eip.shtm Bronx Bronx Workforce1 Career Center Fordham Place 400 East Fordham Road (entrance on Webster) Bronx, NY 10458 Telephone: (718) 960-2458 Email: email@example.com Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM West Farms Workforce1 Career Center 901 E Tremont Ave, 2nd Floor Bronx, NY 10460 Telephone: (929) 575-4613 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hunts Point Workforce1 Career Center 1029 E 163rd Street, 3rd Floor Bronx, New York, 10459 Between Southern Boulevard and Simpson Street Telephone: (718) 542-6777 Email: email@example.com Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Brooklyn Brooklyn Workforce1 Career Center 9 Bond Street, 5th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201 Between Livingston and Fulton Streets Telephone: (718) 246-5219 Email: Workforce1Brooklyn@grantassociatesinc.com Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM East New York Workforce1 Career Center 2619 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, NY 11207 Telephone: (646) 606-0301 Email: Workforce1Brooklyn@grantassociatesinc.com Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Manhattan Upper Manhattan Workforce1 Career Center 215 West 125th Street, 6th Floor New York, NY 10027 Between 7th and 8th Avenues (also known as Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd & Frederick Douglass Blvd.) Telephone: (917) 493-7054 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Washington Heights Workforce1 Career Center 516 West 181st Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10033 Telephone: (929) 841-5050 Email: email@example.com Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Queens Queens Workforce1 Career Center 168-25 Jamaica Avenue, 2nd Floor Jamaica, NY 11432 Between 168th and 169th Streets Telephone: (718) 557- 6755 Email: Workforce1Queens@grantassociatesinc.com Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Flushing Workforce1 Career Center 41-17 Main Street, 3rd Floor Flushing, NY 11355 Telephone: (718) 412-0926 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM *Many of our courses are eligible for vouchers and reimburse through employers. Check with your Human Resource or union representative for funding opportunities. 2. Does Continuing Education offer job placement? Answer: Yes, all students upon completion of any program can schedule an appointment with our dedicated employment specialist. Do you provide childcare services? Answer: No Can I sit in class before I decide to register: Answer: Students not registered in a course may not attend that course. Can students 18 years of age or younger enroll in a High School Equivalency program? Answer: No, our HSE program is for students 19 years of age or older. How long is the HSE program? Answer: It is a 3-month program. Students attend classes 2 to 4 days per week depending on skills needs. How long does it take to get the diploma once I pass the HSE classes? Answer: Once you are enrolled in the HSE class, you will complete the application for the HSE exam. You are then scheduled for the exam. After you take the exam, you are notified by the State regarding your status, that is, whether you passed or failed the exam. If you pass the exam, it takes about two months for the State to send you the diploma. Does Continuing Education help students get into college-level programs once they complete the HSE? Answer: Once the student has a HSE diploma, we assist students in enrolling in Hostos Community College’s college-level programs. Does Continuing Education offer free classes? Answer: The fee-based component of Continuing Education does not offer free classes. However, sometimes, we offer free workshops for parents focusing on parent/child relationships. Our Adult Learning Center offers free HSE and ESL classes. There is a waiting list. In order to register, you must visit the office at 560 Exterior Street, Bronx N.Y. For more information, you may call 718-518-6723/6840. Does Continuing Education accept payment plans? Answer: Yes, as long as the class is paid for in full by the time the class begins. Does Continuing Education offer courses for college credit? Answer: No. In order to enroll in a certificate programs in Continuing Education, do I need a high school diploma? Answer: Some programs require a HSE while others do not. Please call the Continuing Education office at 718-518-6656 regarding a specific program. Can Continuing Education certificate programs be used towards a college degree? Answer: No. Can college courses be applied to completion of certificate programs? Answer: No. Does Continuing Education have parking available? Answer: No. However, there is parking available for a fee in the Bronx Terminal Market located next door from our location. Street parking and meter parking is an additional option.