Health Careers Advancement Project (HCAP)

HCAP provides free short-term job related training and job search assistance to individuals interested in a career in healthcare. Training opportunities take place at Gateway Community College, New Haven, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, or Yale New Haven Hospital.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be committed to succeed and work or advance in the healthcare field
  • Meet income guidelines or be receiving Temporary Family Aid
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Pass drug screening and criminal background check
  • Pass math and reading assessment

Assistance may be available for:

  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Training-related clothing and supplies

Click on a training program below to learn more about the courses offered for Spring 2017:

Gateway Community College Enrollment Deadlines:

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Middlesex Community College Enrollment Deadlines:

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

To register for an information session, complete the form to the right.


New Haven Career Navigator Sherreida Reid (203) 624-1493 x 207;


Meriden Career Navigator TaMesha Greene (203) 238-3688 x 307;

Need To Know:


This program was supported by Grant 90FX0041 from the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Its content are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS.

HPOG is a study funded by the federal government which is being conducted to determine how these training opportunities help people improve their skills and find better jobs. During the study, all new eligible applicants will be selected by lottery to participate in these training opportunities. Not all eligible applicants will be selected to participate in these opportunities.