Monthly Archives: March 2020

Adult Program Success Story

Elmet Technologies hired three graduates, all WIOA Adults, from the most recent NTI Manufacturing Technician program.  This is significant because the level of precision skills necessary to work at Elmet is fairly high.  One of the new employees chosen was Augusto M.  Augusto supports a family of seven and was previously receiving TANF and Food… Read more »

Youth Program Success Story

A youth, Gloria, from Somerset Co. recently completed the 21st  Century Youth program which provides work readiness, academic skills, and work experience to youth with multiple barriers.  Gloria was homeless, had limited work experience, and issues that made it difficult to pursue education or employment. She completed all components of the training and, with WIOA assistance,… Read more »

Dislocated Worker Success Story

Our service provider enrolled a 68-year-old man who was displaced from Verso in 2017.  He attended UMA for two years studying Social Services and he achieved his degree in Dec, 2019. He since has started working at Assistance Plus in Wilton for 24-30 hours a week at $13.50.  He is receiving Medicare and is content… Read more »