SCAP Spotlight | HPOG | Career Readiness
Healthcare Professionals Opportunity Grant (HPOG)
Learn more about how you can have a career in the healthcare field. View the class schedule through 2013.
HPOG is a five-year grant for $11.2 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human services to train individuals for careers in the healthcare industry. The grant is implemented in partnership with SCAP, Albany Community Action Program and Schenectady County Community College (SCCC).
SCAP’s Career Readiness program, also known as the Displaced Homemaker Program (DHP), offers classroom training and formal job search assistance that is geared to help individuals learn the skills they need to become gainfully employed and succeed in the workplace. Classes meet Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Currently, SCAP operates two Displaced Homemaker Program Centers in New York State:
- Career Readiness
913 Albany Street, Schenectady, NY 12307
- Project LIFT
Fulton Montgomery Community College, Johnstown, NY 12095
Schenectady Community Action Program (SCAP) is committed to alleviating the symptoms and eradicating the causes of poverty by helping people help themselves when they are in economic, educational or social need. Keeping with the spirit of this commitment the Career Readiness Program, one of the many services offered by SCAP, strives to assist individuals gain the technical and soft skills needed to land gainful employment and succeed in the workplace.
For more information contact SCAP:
Ext. 8974, 8971 or 8980
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday until 6:30 p.m.
Download SCAP Employment Services Publications
C.N.A. Training Program (info flyer)
Need a Good Job (info flyer)
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