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Co-Lin awarded grants by Center for Workforce Inclusion and MS Allied Health College


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Eighty-four low-income older Mississippians and nursing students will benefit from two grants awarded to Co-Lin.


With $466,977 in federal funds from the Center for Workforce Inclusion, the college will provide in-demand skills training through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP to low-income adults age 55 and older in Copiah, Lincoln, Lawrence, Franklin, Jefferson, Walthall, Pike, Amite, Adams, Claiborne, Simpson, Smith and Wilkinson Counties who are seeking jobs.


With another $73,000 from the Mississippi Allied Health College and Career Navigator Grant Program funded by American Rescue Plan Act will allow the college to provide assistance through navigators who will provide assistance to nursing students on financial aid and services related to mental health, transportation, childcare, healthcare and housing.



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