Under the adjusted program, residents who lost their job due to COVID-19 and “enrolled in a high-demand occupational training program at a state eligible training provider after March 7, 2020″ will be eligible for $1,500 grants.
Those who lost their jobs due to the pandemic and “enrolled in any occupational training program at any accredited or non-accredited college or institution after March 7, 2020″ will be eligible for grants of $1,000.
Those who lost their jobs and “enrolled in professional development courses or a GED program after March 7, 2020″ will be eligible for $500 grants.
Residents must also be 18 years or older to qualify.
Applications are available at worksourcedekalb.org. More information can also be obtained by calling 404-687-3400 or emailing email@example.com.
The program is being paid for using federal coronavirus aid that DeKalb County received last year. Officials said about 450 students have enrolled so far.