Free CNA Class Waterbury or Free Phlebotomy Class Waterbury or Free Patient Care Tech Class Waterbury

Fill out our online form to begin the financial assistance process. We’ll help you learn what you may qualify for and provide you options to move forward.

Free CNA Class Waterbury or Free Phlebotomy Class Waterbury or Free Patient Care Tech Class Waterbury

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Are you ready to begin an exciting career in healthcare? The Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board could open the door for eligible participants with free, job-related training opportunities. If you’ve got what it takes, why not jump start your journey towards success today! Northeast Medical Institute works with the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board to get our students financial assistance to courses like Certified Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy, and Patient Care Technician in and around Waterbury, CT!

You may qualify for Connecticut State Tuition Assistance through the

Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board



Step 1

Potential Students must first fill out our Financial Assistance form based on where they live.

Step 2

Call Northeast Medical Institute at 203.391.6766 and speak to someone about the process in order to get financial assistance. Northeast Medical Institute is an approved training provider for Northeast Regional Workforce Investment Board. 

Step 3

Please watch this video to see what the financial assistance program you are applying for has to offer. CSIS Video Edit 2.mp4 (

Step 4

Create a CTHires account by follow the instructions below.

  1. Click the link that says “Not Registered?”
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page and under Option 3- Create User Account, Click on “Individual” (first option).
  3. Click on Comprehensive Registration.
  4. Create User ID (Ex: John.Smith16).
  5. Create Password (Ex: Smith2016$)
  6. Make sure you use your full social security number when creating your account. This is how we look you up when you come in.
  7. Complete the Account Information.
  8. Upon Completion of Registration it will bring you to the “My Dashboard” page.
  9. Please Complete the “My Background” tab located on your “My Dashboard” page in the “My Personal Profile” box.


Step 5

Please log in to CTHires and visit your Dashboard. Once in your Dashboard, you want to “Create WIOA Pre App” under “My Benefits Plan.”

Contact information-

Needed Documents:

  • Citizenship Documentation-(US Birth Certificate, US Passport-not expired)
  • Social Security Documentation-(Social Security Card, W-2 Form)
  • Address Documentation-(Drivers License-not expired, Letter showing name, address and a date no older than 2 months)
  • Date of Birth-(US Birth Certificate, Drivers License-not expired, US Passport- not expired)

Step 6

To get more information or to apply to the program you will need to attend a virtual WIOA Information Session. You can register for the session by sending an email to or call 203-574-6971. Please be sure to include the following information in your email:

  • First and Last Name
  • Full Street Address including City and Zip Code

You can register by calling 203-574-6971 and asking to register for a WIOA information session.

Make sure you call Northeast Medical Institute to let us know what program you are interested so we can give you instructions as to what you will need to do in order to get funding! 



Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board FAQs


Do I need to live in the 41 towns and cities of the Waterbury/Torrington/Danbury region to receive services from the Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board ?

Yes. You must be a resident of one of the following towns:

Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Canaan, Cheshire, Colebrook, Cornwall, Danbury, Goshen, Hartland, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Middlebury, Morris, Newtown, New Fairfield, New Milford, New Hartford, Naugatuck,  Norfolk, North Canaan, Prospect, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, Sherman, Southbury, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Washington, Waterbury, Watertown, Winchester (Winsted), Wolcott, and Woodbury.

Are the training and educational programs free of charge? If not, will I have to pay anything back if/when I am hired on a job?

Yes, the programs are free of charge to you, but there is a maximum tuition cost subsidy? of $4,000*. No, you will not have to pay back any of that amount.  However, if the tuition is over $4,000* you will be responsible for the difference in cost.

*certain trainings have been approved for a higher maximum cost due to industry demand. This can be further discussed with a career navigator once one is assigned to you.

Do I need to be unemployed to access NRWIB employment and training services?

No. You can be what is considered underemployed which is defined as a person not having enough paid work or not doing work that makes full use of their skills and abilities, or out-of-work defined as an unemployed individual.

What is the minimum and maximum age requirements for someone to be eligible for any NRWIB training/educational program?

This varies by program. Here is a list of programs and their age requirements:

  • Youth Programs (minimum age 14)
  • Most other program require a minimum age of 18 to qualify

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Free CNA Class Waterbury or Free Phlebotomy Class Waterbury or Free Patient Care Tech Class Waterbury