Access to TrainingSpace

For the best results, please do not use VPN or your State/County remote network to access TrainingSpace. The site can be accessed through the regular internet using Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox.

New Help Email Address

TrainingSpace Help has a new email address,! Please use this new address going forward whenever you experience technical difficulties on TrainingSpace.

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Please click this button to log in via the ID system:

TrainingSpace is now using a new login system for IDs. The screens may look different than they did in the past.

A few people have had trouble logging in with the new system. NYS ITS staff are looking into the issue. In the meantime, if you can't log in using the button above, please try the old ID log in system.


TrainingSpace is your source for up-to-date training and support materials designed to assist local district social services staff and workers at New York State's Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA).

TrainingSpace offers you a variety of interactive, web-based courses designed to assist OTDA staff members in their daily operations, and complement temporary assistance training programs for state and local district social services staff. TrainingSpace courses allow you to learn at your own pace, review when you need to, and complete your training over a series of sessions.