About Us

Employment Opportunity & Training Center-EOTC-of Northeastern PA is a private, nonprofit corporation that provides parent-child education and workforce services in the Lackawanna County area. Focused on promoting family stability and economic self-sufficiency, EOTC makes a positive difference in the lives of approximately 5,000 men, women and children every year.

Recognized regionally and nationally for high quality programs that meet the needs of families and the community, EOTC has earned Standards for Excellence certification from the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO).

EOTC was established in 1988 as a women’s employment program. Over time, EOTC’s Workforce Development services expanded to include welfare-to-work programs, displaced worker training, prisoner re-entry services and other assistance for unemployed and under-employed workers of all backgrounds.

EOTC’s Family Center division is rooted in the agency’s original Family Matters program, honored as a Governor’s model. EOTC’s Family Center umbrella encompasses early childhood and family literacy programs, parenting classes, youth mentoring, family reunification services, and other programs that help families thrive. EOTC is affiliated with a statewide network of family centers designed to promote the safety and well-being of children and families.

For more information contact EOTC at 348-6484.

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EOTC provides evidence-based early learning programming to families in their homes.