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A five-year Health Profession Opportunity Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the WATCH Project is administered by the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit.
The WATCH Project provides a variety of academic and social support services to income-eligible individuals to enter or move up in a high-priority health care career. Meeting local health care industry needs, the program increases skills, provides critical services and moves participants toward self-sufficiency.
The WATCH Project helps supply the
health care industry with qualified nurses and emergency medical
professionals who are compassionate, skilled and dedicated.
The WATCH Project services are available to participants in the following ten-county area:
|• Centre||• Columbia
|• Clinton||• Lycoming
||• Montour||• Snyder||• Union|
The WATCH Project assists students in preparing for a career as a:
||• Direct Care Worker,|
|• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA),|
|• Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN),|
|• Registered Nurse (RN),|
|• Emergency Medical Technician (EMT),|
|• Paramedic (EMT-P) or|
To be eligible for the WATCH Project, all potential participants must:
||• show their income is below the self-sufficiency standard in their home county,|
| • be a U.S. citizen or eligible to receive federal benefits and
|• meet academic standards based on TABE assessment.|
While enrolled in the program, WATCH Project participants:
||• receive career counseling during their training.|
| • complete an employer, state or nationally accredited training program
and earn their license or certification.
| • continue to receive program support throughout their education and beginning of employment,
easing the transition into self-sufficiency.
Contact: CSIU WATCH Project • 90 Lawton Lane • Milton, PA 17847
1 (855) 2 -WATCH-6
This web site was supported by Grant #90FX0011 from the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS.