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Workforce Development Dept., County of San Bernardino

Meet Amanda

Workforce Challenge

Most recently enlisted with the National Guard, Amanda is a United States Veteran with five years of service. She sought employment and training opportunities through the Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa Regional Occupational Program (CRY-ROP).

Workforce Solution

Amanda was referred to the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) by CRY-ROP for financial assistance. She qualified for WIB training under a specialized grant, sponsored by Wells Fargo, for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) training at CRY-ROP. She also received financial assistance with supportive services to obtain her work uniform.

Outcomes & Benefits

Amanda completed training as scheduled and continued to take applicable advanced courses. She eventually obtained employment in her field. Amanda says, “I was able to go through the healthcare occupational program, graduate and find a job. The Workforce Investment Board program was a big help financially and made going to class stress free.”

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