If you are unemployed, under-employed or at risk of losing your job because of outdated skills, you might qualify for financial support and employment services to move into a high-demand job.
The Opportunity Grant program helps low-income students complete at least one year of college and a certificate in a high-wage, high-demand career. Eligible students may receive funds to cover tuition and mandatory fees for 45 credits and up to $1,000 for books and supplies.
Basic Food and Education Training Program
The Basic Food and Education Training program (BFET) is available to students who receive basic food assistance (sometimes referred to as "food stamps") but are not receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
The WorkFirst program provides employment and training related services to students who receive Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).
Worker Retraining Program
Worker Retraining is available to students who receive or have exhausted unemployment benefits, are â€œdisplaced homemakers,â€ veterans or formerly self-employed.
Last Modified: 1/2/20 11:00 AM