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Thrive By 25 Program

CNA Graduates standing together

Thrive by 25 initiative aims to empower every young adult to achieve self-sufficiency by age 25 - strengthening the future of our whole community. They have a joint program with Norwalk Community College (NCC) to help young people gain certifications in health-related fields. This program includes: a full scholarship, clinical or internship, job placement, career development, coaching, and a workplace strategies class.

You may be eligible if you:
• Are 18 to 25-years-old
• Have graduated from high school
• Are currently not working full time, and not attending school
• Do not have a college degree

Participating students will meet on a regular basis with Program Staff (Director, Career Coach, Job Developer) and register and attend a Workplace Strategies course. Scholarship awards will range from $500 to $2,000 a year depending on NCC course load and cost (all certificates can be completed in one year or less).
For additional information please contact the Career Connections Director at NCC.