Transitional Services for New York Inc.

Education Training and Resource Center

The Education and Training Resource Center (ETRC) is a program dedicated to assisting recovering adults enter and succeed in academic settings. Services are designed to assist students in the following:

  • Achieving functional literacy
  • Preparing for High School Equivalency testing
  • Wellness Recovery Action Plan development to support stress management and other recovery objectives
  • College orientation, preparation, admission and ongoing supports
  • Referral to community-based educational services
  • Technical training program review and referral
  • Civil service employment test preparation
  • Increasing student awareness of financial aid and other funding resources for education and training activities
  • Enhancing student awareness of reasonable accommodations and supports available in academic settings
  • Building an effective peer and professional support system
  • Providing interim financial assistance for books, transportation, etc.
  • Increasing information on trade and apprenticeship opportunities

Program Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 4 P.M. – 7 P.M.
Friday: 1 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Saturday: 1 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Walk-in Registration

Tuesday: 2 P.M. – 4 P.M.
For more information, please contact the Program Director.

Education and Training Resource Center

90-27 Sutphin Blvd
5thFloor
Jamaica, New York 11435
Tel: (718) 526-8400 ext. 7189
Fax: (718) 297-8658