Christine Coates enrolled in the HPOG program in 2016. The HPOG program provided funding to Christine to attend healthcare training as a Nurse's Aide. After her training Christine went on to take the state test and became a State Tested Nurse's Aide. With her state certification Christine obtained employment at Ohioans Home Healthcare which increased her earnings.
Beyond the healthcare training Christine received a variety of services including: Case Management, Success Coaching, Transportation Assistance, Other Academic Support, Job Search Assistance and attended the Bridges Out Of Poverty: Getting Ahead Training. Christine's next step is to attend Toledo School of Practical Nursing and become a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Christine indicated that the HPOG program helped "me grow, move ahead in life, and become a happier person."