Childcare, Training & Employment Toolkit

Information on Rochester Rehabilitation Center’s (RRC’s) Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SWFI)

(RRC’s) SWFI Reports

SWFI Overview 2019

SWFI Overview Update: Dec. 2020

SWFI Overview Update: July 2021

Þ Click the links to the left to obtain reports on Rochester Rehabilitation Center’s Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SWFI).

RRC SWFI Stakeholder Videos

Brishae Video Testimonial

Dasia Video Testimonial

Kiesha Video Testimonial

2019 Video Testimonial

2021 Video Testimonial

Þ Click on the link to the left for stakeholder videos – program participants, staff, and partners – talk about their experience being part of Rochester Rehabilitation Center’s Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SWFI).

Information on Childcare

Childcare Resource Director

Resource Directory - English

Resource Directory - Spanish

Þ Click on the link to the left to access the childcare directory. The directory lists organizations that help parents pay for childcare and find quality childcare programs.

Child Care Council, Inc. Video

Child Care Council, Inc. Referral Form

Child Care Council, Inc. is the childcare referral agency for Monroe, Livingston, and Wayne Counties. It provides childcare-related information, training, and resources for parents, childcare providers, and businesses.

Þ Click on the link to the left for a short video about Child Care Council, Inc. services, including help for parents to find quality childcare programs.

Þ Click on the link to the left to access the form to make a referral. This referral form can be completed by employers, training programs, service providers or community-based organizations, and others serving parents.

Information for Childcare Providers

Childcare Providers: Click on the links below for (1) link to information on how to become a childcare provider and (2) links on available trainings for childcare providers:

Þ To become a child care provider:

Þ Trainings for child care providers:

Þ Professional development for child care providers:

Information on Training

Training Resources Directories

Advance Manufacturing

Apprenticeship Programs

Health Care

Home Health Aide & Personal Care Aide

IT Certificate Programs

IT Degree Programs

Þ Click on the link to the left for a list of training programs and types of trainings offered. Classes offered partially or fully online are marked with an asterisk (*).

*Frequent updates will be made to the directories as new information becomes available.

Get Help Paying for Training for your employees, as a parent, as a community member

Parents, Employers, Community Members: for information on resources to help pay for training such as On-the-Job (OJT) training and Individual Training Account (ITA), go to:

Þ Contact RochesterWorks, Inc. or NYS Department of Labor at and or 585-258-3500

Parents: for information about getting help with paying for training-related items (e.g. books, exam fees, uniforms, etc.), transportation and help with finding and paying for childcare, go to:

Þ Contact Rochester Rehabilitation Center at 585-263-2690 or SWFI@ROCHESTERREHAB.ORG

Information on Employment

Employment Opportunities (Career Portal)

Click on the link below to access the Career Portal. If you are looking for a career in the Greater Rochester region – including the City of Rochester and the 9 surrounding counties, check out the new career portal link below. This “one-stop” site allows you to create or upload your resume, apply to multiple, local positions with the push of a button, search thousands of jobs in our region, and get connected to all the top employers in our region.


Benefits Project

Benefits Project Summary

Click on the link to the left for a summary of the community-driven project called Benefits Project.

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