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WIOA Youth

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs are designed to involve targeted participants in training and skills building activities to engage them in their local workforce. All programs are for youth ages 18 - 24 in the Hartford and New Britain areas.

Program Description and Contact Information

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Service Provider: Our Piece of the Pie (OPP), Hartford

Certifications & Opportunities:

Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing

  • NRF National Certificate in Customer Service
  • College Credit Certificate in Manufacturing or Credit-Free Certificate in Healthcare or Certified Insurance Consultant in Property Casualty

Contact Information: Chaz Gatewood, 860-761-7310, Chaz.Gatewood@opp.org


BHEST (Blue Hills Employment Skills Training)

Service Provider:  Blue Hills Civic Association (BHCA), Hartford

Certifications & Opportunities:

Healthcare

  • NRF National Certificate in Customer Service
  • College Degree or Credit Certificate or Credit Free Certificate in Healthcare

Individuals Must: Have a high school Diploma
Contact Information: Reneesha Thompson, 860-569-7665
thompsonr@bluehillscivic.org


Career Jobs 4 Youth

Service Provider: Human Resources Agency (HRA), New Britain area

Certifications & Opportunities:

Manufacturing and Healthcare

  • GED Attainment
  • NRF National Certificate in Customer Service
  • College Credit Free Certificate in Manufacturing or Healthcare

Contact Information: Marilyn Ramos, 860-826-6991, mramos@hranbct.org

 


IMPACT OIC 

Service Provider: Opportunities Industrialization Center, New Britain area

Certifications & Opportunities:

 Healthcare

  • GED Attainment
  • NRF National Certificate in Customer Service
  • Credit Free Certificate in Healthcare

Individuals Must Be: Ages 18 - 24
Contact Information: Chez Chamberlin, 860-224-7151, chamberlinoic@yahoo.com

 


Opportunity Youth - Construction Trades

Service Provider: Center For Latino Progress, Hartford area

Certifications & Opportunities:

 Construction, Weatherization and Green Technology

  • National Career Readiness Certificate
  • NRF National Certificate in Customer Service
  • Construction: Green Tradesman Certificate; Fire Watch; Scaffolding User Dismantler Examinatons; Weatherization; EPA Lead Renovation; Repair and Painting Rule; OR Weatherization: Performance Institution (BPI) Certification

Contact Information: Kimberly Flint, 860-247-3227, Kimberly_flint@ctprf.org 


ULGH Career Pathway Program

Service Provider: Urban League of Greater Hartford, Hartford area

Certifications & Opportunities:

 Construction

  • GED Attainment
  • NRF National Certificate in Customer Service
  • OSHA 10, Solar Panel Installation

Contact Information: Brittnee Johnson, 860-527-0147 BJohnson@ulgh.org

Support

The Hartford Opportunity Youth Collaborative

Visit this website to learn more about this HOYC initiative directed by CWP's Pamela Tonello and driven by over 40 area organizations collaborating for impact.

And read about Hartford's successes here.

www.youthreconneCT.org

 

WIOA Youth Programming is structured by and funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. Federal Workforce Investment Act funding, which is the backbone of all our Workforce initiatives.

If you believe in giving young people the opportunity to become part of the world of work please visit the “Support Workforce” section of our site to learn about all the ways that you can help us support Youth Employment.