Health Careers Advancement Project (HCAP)


Launch or Move Up in a Health Career!

HCAP provides low-income jobseekers with tuition assistance & job placement. Those who complete initial training and find employment can be

helped to return to school to add more skills and move up the career ladder!

Contact a Career Navigator:

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

TaMesha Greene (203) 238-3688 x 307 (Meriden)

Click on Program to learn more:

Training Partners:

New! Medical Assistant Training

Apply directly to NIMAA: The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement. If accepted, contact a Career Navigator to apply for HCAP funding.


Register for a Health Careers Advancement Project Information Session

Use the form to choose your session at American Job Centers in New Haven and Meriden. Special events offered occasionally at locations

throughout South Central CT.

CTHiires shortcutCreate an account at prior to info session. Download instructions to create a CTHires account.

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.

HCAP is part of the Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program, which 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.