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The NHA currently administers two grant funding sources:

1. The Adult Worker Program

The eligibility requirement for the Adult Worker program is based on income and the applicant must meet the Workforce Investment Act Income Guidelines in order to be eligible for program.  Proof of income must be presented to the NHA-HCWD program manager during the enrollment process. 

2. The Dislocated Worker Program

The eligibility requirement for the Dislocated Worker 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 Dislocated Worker must provide proof of loss of employment to the NHA-HCWD 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 for either grant program.

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

  • Social Security Card
  • Driver’s License
  • 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.