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National Dislocated Worker Grant – Employment Recovery Program

The eligibility requirement for the NDWG-ER Program is the applicant must have experienced a layoff from a job within the past five years and became eligible and/or received unemployment compensation.  The applicant must provide proof of unemployment compensation to the NDWG-ER program manager during the enrollment process.

New graduate registered nurses (NGN), re-entry nurses and individuals who will be attending allied health training courses (CNA, phlebotomy, medical assistant, etc.) may be eligible.

Upon acceptance into the program, applicants must provide the following documentation:

  • Social security card
  • Driver’s license
  • Proof of unemployment compensation
  • In some cases, most recent tax return

Applicants applying for allied health care training programs must also demonstrate a strong desire to complete training resulting in professional certification and to find employment after obtaining certification.