City of Albany Poverty Reduction Initiative

CAPRI Phase II: Job Training Opportunities

Workforce Development & Job Readiness

Training to prepare an individual to seek or obtain employment, and to keep their job once hired.

Several local agencies are offering assistance to Albany County residents:


Homeless and Travelers Aid Society

Warehouse worker on-the-job training.


Albany Housing Coalition, Inc.

Job placement for veterans.


Albany Community Action Partnership

Medical assistant training through Schenectady County Community College, and CDL license training.

Since April 2018, more than 100 individuals have participated.


40 participants have entered training, and
13 trainees have been hired.


53 participants have entered training, and
46 trainees have been hired.


12 participants have entered training, and
10 trainees have been hired.

Statistics updated April 11, 2019