Delivering exceptional, personalized training to help women identify and achieve their employment goals.

Welcome!  Here is a summary of this week’s latest news about our workshops, training classes, events, problem solving tips and more!

** ANNOUNCEMENT ** – WERC Awards Luncheon September 28

You, your co-workers, and your family and friends are cordially invited to our




Date:  SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
Socializing and Registration: 11:30 AM
Luncheon:  NOON TO 1:30 PM

It’s easy and only takes a minute to PURCHASE TICKETS, just click here => 2017 Awards Luncheon Tickets

The WERC Awards Luncheon provides an opportunity to support the economic advancement of families women living right here in Oneida and Herkimer counties. Your sponsorship, donation, or ticket purchase will fund essential career counseling, training and job readiness services enabling our participants to gain employment. Proceeds from this event will help to ensure that these vital services continue to support women and their families as they transition from poverty to employment and empowerment.

For information about the event, our generous sponsors, tickets and sponsorship opportunities, click here for details => WERC 2017 Awards Luncheon 

** ANNOUNCEMENT ** – We’ve Moved!

WERC is very happy to announce that we have a new location as of June 15, 2017 …

and we have lots of free onsite parking!

As of June 15 we have moved from our Genesee Street, Utica location, and are now located in the Brodock Press building.

Here is our new address:

     502 Court Street
     Suite 234 (2nd floor)
     Utica, NY 13502

Our phone number is the same (315) 793-9700, so give us a call if you have any questions.

The POWER of 5  –  The Power of YOU!

You have the power to change the lives of women throughout our area. Join us in a new campaign to support our free job training services for women!

The Power of Five is based on the concept that small donations can make a big impact. For a donation of just $5, $10, or $20 a month (any multiple of 5) you can help a woman move from poverty to employment.

Click here for details => The POWER of 5

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