Program Description: The Steps to Success Program provides individuals with the opportunity to develop new skills or update and enhance current skills while continuing to work. Individuals would attend school part-time to increase their earning potential and explore career options. Newcap will help provide individual, confidential development of a career plan, assist with job skill activities, and provide long-term emotional support as the individual works towards goals. Newcap may assist with education-related expenses (tuition, books, miscellaneous fees, etc.), reimburse for training-related transportation, and/or assist with childcare costs while attending classes. The education or training must increase the participants earning potential by at least $3 per hour.
Eligibility Guidelines: Clients must be working at least 20 hours per week with income at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines established for their household size.
Application Process: Client must fill out an application and go through a screening process. Contact the Newcap Oconto office (800-242-7334) for an application.
Deb Wiesner, Vice President of Asset Development, 1-800-242-7334 ext. .
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