WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act) assists eligible Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiians to achieve their educational and career goals by:

​1.Develop more fully the academic, occupational, and literacy skills of such individuals;

2.Make such individuals more competitive in the workforce and to equip them with entrepreneurial skills necessary for successful self-employment; and

3.Promote the economic and social development of Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities in accordance with the goals and values of such communities.

4. Offering support through Tuition Assistance, Daycare Assistance, Training Stipends, Mileage/ Bus Passes, Books, Uniforms, Tools and other supportive needs.

To become eligible Native Americans must have legal documentation at least proving lineage within 3 generations as well as an acceptance letter into a program of study.

The Native American Cultural Center (NACC) is a 501c (3) non-profit organization serving all Native people in Rochester NY and its surrounding 15-county region. The NACC strives to be Native peoples primary cultural and community local resource. Rochester has a large urban Native American population with many tribal nations represented. The NACC provides a central meeting place and focal point for all native people living in the area. Through a combination of short-term relief services and long-term education and support programs, we seek to provide support services in all areas for the Native American Community.

Serving 15 Counties of NY 

Individuals will work with an NACC WIOA Coordinator to develop a resume, interview skills, and job skills for workforce placement. NACC will also help with the costs of uniforms and tools.

​​Native American employment & Training program

The NACC WIOA Coordinator will work with students to successfully complete their program of study as well as gain meaningful employment.

Education & Training

Once you meet all eligibility requirements you will then meet with the Rochester NACC WIOA Coordinator to determine program placement as well as an assessment of need in application process.

Workforce Development

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Native American Cultural Center, Inc

229 Empire Boulevard

Rochester, New York 14609

Phone - 585.442.1100

Fax - 585.442.1128

Office Hours: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Onondaga, Oswego, Yates, Wayne, Oneida, Orleans, Cortland, Genesee, Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario, Madison, Livingston, Monroe, Wyoming, Tuscarora Nation

Native American
​Cultural Center, Inc.