The state is investing $750,000 in a program that will help train people in the health care industry. The grant is being given to New Start Inc., a not-for-profit organization that aims to provide job training programs to strengthen communities. “Health care is one of the fastest growing job markets today,” said Gov. Pat Quinn.
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“This investment will ensure more people are able to get the training needed for a career in this crucial field which will only continue to grow as we implement the Affordable Car Act in Illinois.”
The grant will help create a Northern Illinois Regional Certified Nursing Assistant training program in Chicago and a Central Illinois Regional Certified Nursing training program in Springfield.