PROJECT CONNECT

Organization name: YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Program Type

Work-based learning programs

Ages Served:

19-25 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: This program is a workforce development certification for two industry sectors: child care and health care. The YMCA provides the Child and Youth Care certification credential and partners with MICI-AHEC (Metropolitan Indianapolis Central Indiana Area Health Education Center) to offer a Certified Nursing Assistant credential for young adults that reside in the Mid-north, North East Corridor and Far East communities.
Success Metrics: Receipt of Certificate Nursing Assistant, Qualified Medical Aide, or Child Youth Care Worker Certification.

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

60

Black or African Americans Annually Served

90%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

3%

Geographic Scope:

− Central Indiana Counties: Marion
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: Mid-North, North East Corridor, Far East communities

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: $190,000
Initial Start-Up Cost: $220,000

Contact Information

Organization Name: YMCA of Greater Indianapolis
Website: https://indymca.org/programs-and-activities/programs/special-activities/adult- education-and-training-programs/
Respondents Name: Jim Wood
Email: jwood@indymca.org

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