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On-the-Job Training in Healthcare:

If you are a certified dislocated workers or long-term unemployed (6+ months) employers can receive salary reimbursements of up to 75% while providing occupational skills training on the job in the STEM fields and health care.

All STEM occupations are eligible, including those in Information Technology (IT), Finance, Manufacturing, Engineering and health care.

Assistance is available for dislocated worker certification, job matching and training plan development.

job seekers and employers, contact:

Wanda Lary, Job Driven/Work-Based Learning Coordinator, at 203-624-1493 ext. 254 or

This program is funded in whole or part by U.S DOL Employment & Training Administration through the Job-Driven National Emergency Grant (NEG) program. Equal Opportunity Employer/Program, auxiliary aids and services available on request for people with disabilities.

More On-the-Job Training programs

You could be eligible for FREE short-term job-related training in the Healthcare field through the Health Careers Advancement Project (HCAP). Training takes place at Gateway Community College, New Haven, Middlesex Community College, Middletown, Yale New Haven Hospital, Harborview School of Phlebotomy, LLC., Code One Training Solutions, City of Milford Employment and Training, or CT Training & Consulting Institute.

Employers may receive grants to provide on-the-job training when hiring participants.

Click here to register for HCAP Information Sessions held at our Meriden and New Haven American Job Center locations.


Join us for an HCAP Information session in the community:


Meriden Public Library, 105 Miller Street, Meriden, CT on Tuesday, July 11; 9:30AM


James Blackstone Library,758 Main Street, Branford, CT on Tuesday, July 18; 1:00PM


Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown, CT on Tuesday, August 1; 10:30AM

Job seekers Contact:

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

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

Employer Contact:

Terri Sells (203) 624-1493 x 251 or

General Health Career Information Sessions

Overview of occupations in the healthcare field and related career ladders for advancement. Learn which healthcare occupations are in demand, get average wage information, and find out what type of education or training is needed for each occupation. Open to the public with sessions in (click on location for schedule) New Haven, Hamden, Meriden and Middletown. Attendees may follow this session with One Stop Services Orientation to access full employment and training services. Call (203) 624-1493 x 240 to register.