This Grant is By Referral Only

This program is to develop a stronger employment system linkage between the Oneida County Jail and Offenders returning to the Utica/Rome communities from state Facilities. The efforts are aimed at changing mind-set by increasing education, increasing skills to good paying employment and reducing recidivism. Help with attaining HSE, other education and training. Assistance securing employment.


Age 25 and over
Offenders returning back to the community from State Facilities

We cannot fund or provide services to any male over the age of 18 who has not registered for selective service.


Patricia Frazier, Project Director
Phone: 315-207-6951, Ext 106

Jerome Anderson, Employer Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 315-207-6951, Ext 140

Loretta Young, Lead In-Facility Counselor
Phone: 315-207-6951, Ext 134

This grant is 100% funded by a United States Department of Labors Re-Entry Training and Employment Opportunities grant of $1,999,999.