Workforce Development

Growing Oneida County employers who make specialized  products and perform highly specialized services have created a new niche of careers that blend high technology and high skills in a hands-on work environment.

The Oneida County Office of Workforce Development
offers programs for young people so that you can get the
start you need that will lead to a great career.

 New employers, new careers, and new growth — that’s the future taking shape in Oneida County.

Oneida County Executive
Anthony J. Picente Jr.

Oneida County 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program
Members of the Summer Youth Employment Program’s “Tiger Team” take a break after working hard beautifying Utica’s City Hall. From painting fences, to interacting with area children, Oneida County’s youth learned valuable skills to help them become members of the 21st century workforce.
Local WIA Plan
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD July 25 – August 27, 2014
Program year 2014 Herkimer, Madison & Oneida County Workforce Plan
Send comments to or call 315.793.6037
Working Solutions One Stops
Utica Working Solutions - 793-2229
Herkimer Working Solutions - 867-1400
Rome Working Solutions - 356-0662
Madison Co. Working Solutions - 363-2400
Unemployment Insurance
(599) Special Programs - 1-518-402-0189
UI Claim Wkly call in - 1-888-581-5812
UI Telephone Claims Ctr. - 1-888-209-8124
UI # for Employers - 1-888-890-5090
Dislocated Worker Assistance Center - 793-2491
DSS Employment Ctr. - 798-5015
Human Rights Syracuse - 428-4633
Interpretalk - 1-800-305-9673
JOBS Program - 798-5618
Labor Standards - 735-6198  or  1-518-587-2730/2460
OC Workforce Development - 798-5908
Utica ACCESS Ctr. Main # - 738-7300
Womens’ Empl Ctr. WERC - 793-9700
Work Comp/NYS Disability - 1-800-353-3092
Workforce Investment Board - 798-6462
VESID - 793-2536


David Mathis
Director of Workforce Development

Oneida County Workforce Development
Paul Building
209 Elizabeth Street
Utica, New York  13501
(315) 798-5908