Ready for a career
in health care?

What we can provide for you...

  • Success Coaches who serve as an advocate and mentor to help eliminate personal and educational barriers to success.
  • Personal and Educational referrals within our communities for participants as needed.
  • Scholarship opportunities for short term trainings, including Nursing Assistant, Medication Aide, EMT Training, and Medical Interpreting.
  • Placement Testing through College Testing Centers and IBEST/VESL Specialists to determine where the participant should start their education.
  • Utilization of Nebraska Career Connections Web Tool, which helps participants develop an educational and professional path based on their skills and interests.
  • Introduction to Health Science Training offered for students who aren’t sure “if” or “what type” of Health Care education they may be interested in.
  • Free Tutoring services for participants through Student Success Center and IBEST/VESL Tutors at all Central Community College locations.
  • Basic Education and ESL tutoring through Adult Basic Ed and IBEST/VESL Specialists.
  • I-BEST/VESL (ABE/GED) Program Computer Skills Laptops – the I-BEST and V-ESL staff are able train program participants on basic computer skills needed to complete their on-line GED test and written essay.
  • Time management planners, datebooks, office and job search supply packs (including flash drives, pens, pencils, index cards, paper clips, resume paper, envelopes etc.) for participants who lack supplies for school and job search success.
  • Laptop access and check-out availability for studying, homework, accessing TANF materials, applications, language learning software, job search, etc. Laptop access and software for disability accommodations as well.
  • Job interview preparation and job opening information through Project HELP and the career services offices.
  • Partners and community service agencies that help with resources that Project HELP cannot fund – such as child care assistance, transportation assistance, etc.
  • Scrub and uniform allowance for participants in need.
  • Apprenticeship exploration with partner hospitals and long-term care facilities for on-the-job training opportunities.
  • Scholarship dollars for: work readiness, basic computer course classes, background check fees and CPR courses.
  • Fuel Vouchers for attending classes and job search workshops.
  • Bridges Out Of Poverty Training for Workplaces – This program will train potential employers of employees about the barriers faced by individuals who are in poverty situations. Employers will be given tools to assist them in understanding the barriers and tools they can use to help those employees be successful in the work environment and increase their retention.
  • Job fairs and employer panels are offered at each CCC location for participants to make contact and be educated on what the best employment practices are with potential employers in the area.

To apply, call or email us today! We will help you:

Verify your income and eligibility.
Schedule a time to discuss goals and barriers with one of our success coaches!
Complete and submit the HELP Grant Permission and Intake Forms.
The Project HELP program makes my college experience much easier. My success coach helped me with study tips, gas cards, jobs, and also personal problems. Some classes weren’t easy, but with guidance from my success coach, I’ve been getting better grades.
- Amber Saenz