PCCEO offers financial assistance for Health Careers students

The Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity (PCCEO) is offering two informational meetings on Wednesday, January 11 regarding financial assistance opportunities for current ICC Health Careers students.

To be eligible, students must reside in Peoria County, have proof of a high school diploma or GED, and currently be enrolled in one of the following Health Careers Programs at ICC:

– Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
– Licensed Practical Nurse
– Nursing Assistant Program
– Paramedic
– Phlebotomist Certificate
– Respiratory Therapist

Financial Assistance packages are available through the PCCEO to students covering educational expenses including tuition, books, fees, uniforms, bus passes, licensing fees, etc. Applicants must meet income eligibility requirements, pass a background check & drug screening, and meet reading and math competency requirements.

Interested students should attend one of two informational meetings offered Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the PCCEO Building, 711 W. McBean Street, Peoria, IL 61605 in the PCCEO Board/Training Room.