DO YOU WANT A COLLEGE DEGREE? Let us tell you how to get one! Are you interested in going to college to improve your life? The first step is to attend a one-hour orientation. For More information: www.capitalideahouston.org Bob: [email protected] or Michelle: [email protected] Our mission is to lift working people out of poverty by sponsoring educational services that lead to life-long financial independence. Fall 2012 Orientation Schedule Date Mon. Sept 24, 2012 Mon. Sept 24, 2012 Orientations begin promptly as scheduled. Be on time! Location Time United Way Fort Bend Service Center 11:00 AM United Way Fort Bend Service Center 7:00 PM Tues. Sept 25, 2012 Rock of Salvation Church Wed. Sept 26, 2012 Houston Community College – W102 Thurs. Sept 27, 2012 New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Address 10435 Greenbough, Dr. Stafford, 77477 10435 Greenbough, Dr. Stafford, 77477 7:00 PM 2310 Texas Parkway Missouri City 77459 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 10041 Cash Road, Stafford, 77477 1030 Staffordshire, Stafford, 77477 Important Note: Applicants must live in FORT BEND COUNTY. Applicants must also live in the city limits of STAFFORD or MISSOURI CITY. Participants will start classes in Spring 2013. Requirements are for FALL 2012 Orientations only. What Capital IDEA Houston does... Basic Qualifications We sponsor up to a two year associates degree in specific career fields. Sponsorship includes the following: Tuition - We will pay for your tuition and fees at approved community colleges, including College Prep, and prerequisite courses. Books - Book vouchers will be provided to cover your textbook costs. Guidance - A Career Counselor will meet with you regularly and help you navigate your academic program. Child Care - You will receive assistance to reduce child care costs. Placement - We will assist you in finding employment with a good salary, benefits, and opportunity for career growth once you graduate. Sponsored Careers We sponsor training in careers that pay between $15 to $20 an hour, provide benefits and offer career paths with room for advancement. Electrician HVAC Engineering Technology Nursing Paramedic Occupational Therapy Assistant Medical Laboratory Technician Process Operator Physical Therapist Assistant Radiology Technician Respiratory Therapist Surgical Technology Instrument & Controls Technician Welder 18 years or older US Citizen or Permanent Resident Have a GED or High School Diploma Fort Bend area resident Have a desire to enter one of our sponsored career fields Meet income qualifications Income Qualifications Household size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Monthly Income* $1,862 $2,522 $3,182 $3,842 $4,502 $5,162 $5,822 $6,482 Annual Income* $22,340 $30,260 $38,180 $46,100 $54,020 $61,940 $69,860 $77,780 *maximum allowed income, updated 5.4.12 Capital IDEA Houston is a joint project of Capital IDEA in Austin, TX, and members of the Houston area business community in partnership with The City of Houston, The United Way, Lone Star College, Houston Community College, and Workforce Solutions.
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