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Adult Educational Opportunity Center (AEOC)

“It is Never Too Late to Follow Your Dreams”

The Adult Educational Opportunity Center (AEOC) is a six county, (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming), community-based educational assistance program that helps individuals to begin, resume, or continue their education. Our goal is to assist adults to get connected to the appropriate resources that will help them to meet their individual goals.

All program services are free. Call our toll free number for an appointment: 1-888-394-2362. We are looking forward to working with you.

Who Should Contact Us?

Any adult, 19 years of age or older, or high school-aged persons not currently enrolled in high school, who:

  • Is interested in going to college or learning a trade
  • Is in need of additional skills, training, or retraining to become employable
  • Is in need of a high school equivalency diploma (GED)
  • Is in need of financial aid to attend college, vocational, or trade school

What Can We Do For You?

We provide assistance with:

  • All forms necessary for college admissions and financial aid applications.
  • Referrals and assistance for making contact with other post-secondary schools and programs.
  • Referrals to additional funding sources and community supports such as transportation services, daycare facilities, etc.

We provide information regarding:

  • Academic and career choices
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Admissions and Placement Testing
  • Vocational Schools and Programs
  • High School Equivalency (GED)
  • Independent Study
  • Evening and Weekend College
  • eLearning
  • Financial aid for adults who have historically been disadvantaged due to status; (racial and ethnic minorities, veterans and their dependents, dislocated workers, individuals with disabilities)


In order to make it as easy as possible for individuals in our six-county area to contact us, our Outreach Specialists are available to meet with interested individuals at the following locations. These are the most prominent sites, but we will accommodate those who would prefer to meet in a different public location. Please call us at 1-888-394-2362 for the location nearest you.

  • AEOC Main Office, Genesee Community College; Batavia, NY
  • NYS Department of Labor; GCC Arcade Campus Center
  • Orleans County Workforce Development Center; Albion, NY
  • NYS Department of Labor; Geneseo, NY
  • NYS Department of Labor; Warsaw, NY
  • CORE Learning Center; Belmont, NY
  • Tonawanda Seneca Indian Reservation- near Basom, NY
  • Genesee Community College Campus Centers in; Albion, Arcade, Dansville, Lima, Medina, and Warsaw