Health Profession Opportunity Grant

The HPOG Program is focused on empowering low-income individuals to obtain education and training in the healthcare field.  During this 5-year demonstration participants are selected through a computerized lottery process and may continue to receive services even after completing their educational program. HPOG offers a variety of healthcare educational opportunities that lead to a certification, diploma or degree.  Such opportunities include:

  • Community Health Worker
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Healthcare Information Technology
  • Health Technologist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Nurse Aides
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Secretary/Coding
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Registered Nurse
  • Surgical Technologist

Additional HPOG participant services include:

  • Community Success Coaching
  • Education Success Coaching
  • Basic Skill Development
  • Job Retention Service
  • Healthcare Customer Service
  • Daycare Services
  • Healthcare Customer Service Training
  • Employment Soft Skills
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Supportive Services

For more information, please contact a HPOG staff member at (419) 690-6013 or (419) 690-6011