Free/Subsidized Classes for Unemployed & Underemployed
These grant-funded short-term programs lead directly to a job, and are offered at no cost to participants.
Training in job skills and language skills for individuals whose first language is not English.
Free International English Language Testing System (IELTS) preparation for international nurses.
Cooks! Food prep workers! Are you ready to take your skills and career to the next level?
This grant-subsidized 11-month certificate program also offers tutoring, advising, financial supports, contextualized English and math, and a hands-on apprenticeship program.
Holyoke Works and HCC are offering classes for non-native speakers of English to improve language and math skills, and prepare to pass the MA Nurse Aide Certification Test.
Individuals receiving non-cash SNAP benefits through the MA Department of Transitional Assistance are eligible to apply. Programs are free and include advising & employment support services.