Special Populations

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Program at CGTC provides financial assistance to economically disadvantaged, special needs populations, and dislocated workers who have lost employment due to technological changes, plant closures or foreign competition. WIA provides assistance with tuition, textbooks, and required supplies. A daily stipend for the use of child care, travel expenses, and other expenses

WIA serves residents of Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Hancock, Houston, Jasper, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Putnam, Twiggs, and Wilkinson counties. Eligibility is determined by economic and employment status, as well as choice of program. Job placement assistance is offered to all WIA participants upon completion of occupational training. For additional information and applications, contact the WIA Office at (478) 757-6622.

Veteran's Benefits

Many of CGTC's degree, diploma and technical certificate programs are approved for the Veterans' Educational Assistance Program (VEAP). A staff member is available to provide needed services to students who qualify for these benefits. For additional information and applications, contact the Veterans' Office at (478) 757-6622.

Contact Information

Joe Jenkins
Veterans Affairs

jjenkins@centralgatech.edu

Building J Room 123
Macon Campus

(478) 757-6621

Esther Chatman
WIA Coordinator

echatman@centralgatech.edu

Building J Room 119
Macon Campus

(478) 757-6622
Tereonne Booker
Special Populations Coordinator
tbooker@centralgatech.edu
  (478) 757-3495

 

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