Financial Aid

Because we are a private training facility, our training programs are NOT eligible for Hope or Pell funding.

You will not be eligible to apply for financial aid once you have begun class.

You will need to apply for and be approved for financial aid BEFORE you can register for class.

WIOA - Workforce Investment Act program is a federally funded occupational training program.  In general, to be eligible for funding you must have been laid off from employment or be receiving food stamps.  WIOA funded students must also meet certain guidelines, in order to be accepted in The Training Center of NW GA program.  To apply for WIOA funding, if you live in one of the following counties –Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Pickens, Paulding, Polk, Walker, and Whitfield, contact one of the following.  To see if you are eligible and/or apply for WIOA funding, please contact one of the WIOA Representatives listed below.

Dallas:  Kathy Greer 770-443-7945 or Sheila Derry 770-443-3622
Acworth: Anne Rapp  at 770-345-1098
Rome: Brandi Dover 706-295-6840
Jasper: Lynn Long 706-253-4617

Paxen/WIOA – Is a WIOA program for people age 18 – 24, who live in Bartow, Paulding, Polk or Haralson County.  In general, to be eligible for this program you must be basic skills deficient in math and/or reading (Paxen will administer assessment test).  In addition you must also be low income.   You must have a High School diploma or GED.  If you do not, Paxen may be able to assist in obtaining.  .  To see if you are eligible and/or apply for WIOA funding, please contact Courtney Rouse at 470-274-5231.

Nursing Facilities

Following is a list of Nursing Facilities that may be able to  provide funding for our CNA class.   Students will have to sign an employment agreement to work at the facility for a period of time.

Townsend Park    770-387-0662       Cartersville

Winthrop Court Senior Living   706-236-2500    Rome

Reliable Health Care   Brandy McGill   706-741-2138    Rome, Cedartown, Cleveland, Trenton, and Atlanta

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

If you are a Vocational Rehabilitation client you may be eligible for assistance for your training programs.  Contact your Vocational Rehabilitation representative to see if assistance is available.

Military GI Bill

If you are a Veteran, Active Duty, Spouse or Dependent, you may be eligible for assistance through the GI Bill program.  Go to www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/apply to apply for funding.   After you have been approved for funding, contact Amy Vickery at 770-606-9697 for more information.

Military Spouse - MyCAA

If you are the spouse of an active duty military member you may be available for funding.  Go to https://mycaa.militaryonesource.mil/mycaa/ (you must use Internet Explorer browser) or call 800-342-9647 for help.  After you have been approved for funding, contact Amy Vickery at 770-606-9697 for more information.  MyCAA will only fund tuition fee, student must pay $100 registration fee.