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Health and Human Service Careers
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

If you are considering a career in health and human services, you probably have some questions. Check out the FAQs below to learn about resources that can help you get started! 

How can I afford to go back to school? 

It's never too late to go back to school! Don't let finances be a barrier to obtaining your career goals! Financial Supports Include: FAFSA- Federal Student Aid Any student, regardless of income, who wants to be considered for federal, state, and school financial aid programs. This includes grants, scholarships, work-study funds, and loans. For more information visit Michigan Reconnect is a last-dollar scholarship program that pays for you to attend your in-district community college tuition-free or offers a large tuition discount if you attend an out-of-district community college. To be eligible, you must: Be at least 21 years old when you apply Have lived in Michigan for a year or more Have a high school diploma, high school equivalency (GED), or certificate of completion Have not yet completed a college degree (associate or bachelor's) To apply visit GST MI Works! offers many services to those seeking employment! Visit one of the 7 service locations available across the Thumb. Local Community Foundations- foundations offer grants and scholarships to community members who are getting a post-secondary education. Huron- Lapeer- Sanilac- Tuscola- Colleges that you attend will also have scholarship opportunities.

Are there short-term training options available? 

Are you feeling the itch for change in your career path? Perhaps you've been navigating the rewarding but demanding role of a stay-at-home parent and are now ready to rekindle your professional journey. Whether you're seeking a career change or transitioning back into the workforce after a hiatus, the good news is: local training options are your ticket to a smooth and successful transition. Let's explore how these programs can jumpstart your journey into a fulfilling new career!"

Where can I find a Health and Human Service job?

Do you feel the need to pivot within your health and human service career or considering a fresh start in this dynamic field? Whether you're a seasoned professional seeking a change or someone eager to embark on a new path,

Is a career in Health and Human Services right for me?

Embarking on a career journey is a significant decision, especially in the dynamic and impactful field of health and human services. As you contemplate whether this path aligns with your passions and aspirations, it's essential to leverage various resources to gain clarity. From job shadowing experiences to tapping into local career coach services, the roadmap to discovering your ideal career begins here. Join us as we explore the steps you can take to determine if a career in health and human services is the right fit for you.

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