Signature Partnership Initiatives

Become a Partner

UBEOC provides leadership to the Western New York region by offering Academic, Vocational, and Work Readiness training to eligible individuals. Our goal is to create programs that mirror the market and result in job placement for our graduates. UBEOC welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with community and business partners on strategic initiatives and meeting employment demand. If you are interested in partnering with UBEOC, please contact Roscoe Garner, Administrator for Community Extension Programs, Special Projects and Grants Management at (716) 645-1909 or e-mail

Examples of mutually beneficial affiliations include grant partnerships and student internships:

  • Bethel Head Start
  • Buffalo City Mission
  • Buffalo Employment Training Center
  • Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium
  • Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board
  • Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers (Vita Tax)
  • Buffalo Municipal Housing
  • Buffalo Urban League
  • Citigroup/Financial Literacy
  • Computer and Communications Industry Association (Assisted Self Tax Preparation)
  • Community Action Organization
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Cornerstone Manner
  • Delavan-Grider Community Center
  • Erie County Community College
  • Erie County Department of Social Services
  • Genesee County Industrial Development Agency
  • Hispanics United of Buffalo
  • Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME)
  • Intuit Turbo Tax
  • Microsoft
  • M&T Bank (Volunteer Tax Preparers)
  • MRBS (Weatherization Training)
  • New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Science - iSciWNYTM
  • New York State Department of Labor
  • Niagara County Department of Social Services
  • Niagara Falls Municipal Housing
  • King Urban Life Center
  • Project LITE-Lackawanna Municipal Housing Authority
  • Read to Succeed, Inc.
  • TROTT Access (Niagara Falls)
  • Sheehan Health Network (Incumbent Worker Training)
  • United States Probation and Parole
  • United Way of Buffalo and Erie County (CASH Program) (Vita Tax)
  • University at Buffalo Center for Integrated Waste Management (Environmental Restoration Training)

University Partnerships

  • Facilities (Workforce Development and Employment)
  • Millard Fillmore College (Workforce Development)
  • School of Dental Medicine (Facilities and Training)
  • School of Dental Medicine, Continuing Education (ADAPT Dental Assistant Certification Program for Working Professionals)