The SNAP Education and Training Program provides short-term job training and support services to eligible individuals receiving nutritional assistance. Scholarships are offered for a variety of certificate programs in multiple employment industries.
AM I ELIGIBLE?
You may be eligible if you:
- receive SNAP benefits from the Department of Social Services;
- are NOT receiving TFA/TANF;
- are able and motivated to obtain employment upon successful completion of your program;
- and have not previously received a SNAP E&T scholarship.
*Final scholarship eligibility is determined by the program coordinator in collaboration with the Connecticut Department of Social Services.
HOW DO I APPLY?
- Choose your program.
- Please contact us at [email protected] to enroll in a program. Staff is working remotely and are available to assist you.
- Make a commitment and plan ahead to succeed!
- Admin Medical Assistant
- Asistente de Cuidado Personal (course held in Spanish)
- Asplundh Utility Arborist Trainee
- CNA – Nurse Aide Cert
- Community Health Worker
- EKG Technician
- Information Technology (IT) Tracks
- Intro to Manufacturing
- Office Professional
- Patient Care Tech (PCT)
- Safety & Security Guard
- Social Services Assistant
- New programs will be added regularly!
Download a brochure for printing and sharing. SNAP E & T Brochure
SNAP E & T Information
USDA Nondiscrimination Statement | Food and Nutrition Service
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (833) 620-1071, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to:
Food and Nutrition Service, USDA
1320 Braddock Place, Room 334
Alexandria, VA 22314; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.