Education/Training Services

NYSCB BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM (BEP)

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceNew York State Commission for the Blind's (NYSCB) Business Enterprise Program (BEP) offers opportunities for individuals who are blind to gain the training and skills necessary to manage one of several vending facilities located in Federal and state office buildings throughout the state. After completing an intensive training program, BEP managers become proficient in all aspects of retail management including purchasing products, controlling inventory, marketing products, maintaining good customer relations, and keeping accurate records.
LocationRensselaer
Geographical AreaNew York State (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Rockland, Sullivan, Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Nassau, Suffolk counties)
TerritorySITE LOCATIONS FOR THIS SERVICE:

CENTRAL REGION
52 Washington Street
Room 201-South Building
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Telephone: 518-474-5198
TTD: 518-474-7501
Fax: 518-486-5819

SOUTHERN REGION
80 Maiden Lane
23rd Floor
New York, NY 10038
Telephone: 212-383-1740
Fax: 212-383-2541
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall Central Region 518-474-5198 or Southern Region 212-383-1740
Intake RequirementsCall for information
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, All languages on Helplines
EligibilityIndividuals who are blind
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesCall for details
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 52 Washington Street, Room 261 West
Physical Site City, State, Zip Rensselear, NY 12144
Main Phone 518-486-7078
Emergency/After Hours Phone 800-635-1522 (Mandated Reporter Hotline)
Other Phone 518-473-7793 ( Public Information) / 716-847-3123 (Native American Services) / 866-871-3000 (Blind Services) / 518-486-7078 (Adoption)
Fax 518-486-7625
Service Location Email info@ocfs.state.ny.us
Web Address www.ocfs.state.ny.us
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
Affiliated Program: NYSCB BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM (BEP)
This Service: Education/Training Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blindness (YF-9000.0100)
People With Disabilities/Health Conditions (YJ-8750)
Special Needs Job Development (ND-3400.8000)