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Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities Program

Greater Flint Health Coalition

  • Program Flint Area
  • Program Area Revitalizing the Education Continuum
  • Grant Amount $175,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2017–December 31, 2017
  • Location Flint, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Flint

About this grant

This renewal grant will provide partial funding to the Greater Flint Health Coalition for the Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities Program, which will build long-term capacity within Flint’s healthcare sector to respond to the Flint water crisis. The goal of the project is to create sustainable employment opportunities and promote career advancement for area residents within the healthcare sector. Participants receive industry-focused life skills and career-readiness training, occupational instruction, case management, and supportive services, as well as job development assistance. The grantee regularly convenes healthcare sector employers to assess and implement solutions to meet the employment needs of the sector.