Thrive by 25 initiative aims to empower every young adult to achieve self-sufficiency by age 25 – strengthening the future of our whole community.  They have a joint program with Norwalk Community College to help young people gain certifications in health-related fields.  This program includes: a full scholarship, clinical or internship, job placement, career development, coaching, and a workplace strategies class.

You may be eligible if you:
• Are 18 to 25-years-old.
• Have graduated from high school.
• Are currently not working full time, and not attending school.
• Do not have a college degree..

Participating students will meet on a regular basis with Program Staff (Director, Career Coach, Job Developer) and register and attend a Workplace Strategies course. Scholarship awards will range from $500 to $2,000 a year depending on NCC course load and cost (all certificates can be completed in one year or less).
For additional information please contact
Lauren McGuire, Career Connections Director