CCDC sponsored job training and educational programs from a variety of
different funding sources. All of its training ventures to date have
involved career. development for entry level support personnel in the
health care industry.
In 1992, CCDC received a $35,000 grant from the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO REACT program to train 30 students to become Certified Nursing Assistants.
In 1993, CCDC received two grants from the Montgomery County Private Industry Council, totaling approximately $120,000 to train 40 participants to become CNA's.
In 1993, the REAH program sponsored by the State of New Jersey has provided on-going funding totaling approximately $150,000 for combined classroom and On-the-Job Training for approximately 180 participants.
From 1993-1995, the Private Undustry Council of Philadelphia has provided CCDC with approximately $500,000 in funding for 120 students in six cycles of customized classroom training for CNA education.
All training programs have used innovative curricula, including the development of new "Life Skills" classroom components which have become the model of other training providers in the training community. As a result of CCDC's commitment to quality, it has maintained program completion rates and job placement and retention rates that are among the top five percent of all subsidized adult training providers in Pennsylvania.
In 1999, an affiliate of CCDC, became the general partner in a 108 unit affordable housing project for low and moderate income elderly residents in Willingboro, New Jersey.
In 2000, CCDC received a grant of $50,000 from The Enterprise Center (TEC). TEC located in West Philadelphia, is an incubator site for entreprenurs nd has established a training/education program for youth to become involved in business.
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