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National Dislocated Worker Grant – Employment Recovery Program:

The eligibility requirement for the NDWG-ER Program is the applicant must have lost a job through no fault of their own, i.e., layoff, reduced work hours, etc., within the past five years.  The applicant must provide proof of loss of employment 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 layoff or reduced work schedule
  • 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.