Rochester Health Profession Opportunity Grants


* Provides assistance to TANF recipients and other low-income individuals for education, training, and employment in the health care field:
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Community Healthcare Worker
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT)
  • Home Health Aides (HHA)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Medical & Health Service Managers
  • Pharmacy Aides (PA)
  • Radiological Tech
  • Receptionist & Information Clerks
  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Surgical Tech

* Provides participants with development plans to ensure successful transition into a career in healthcare. Training is organized as a series of manageable steps leading to successively higher credentials and employment opportunities.

Eligibility: 18 years or older, resident of area served, must meet income guidelines. Below 200% of federal poverty guidelines for TANF and individuals OR below 250% of federal poverty guidelines if currently enrolled in the healthcare industry. Must attend one information session.

Application Process: Call, walk in, or request an appointment on website.

Required Documentation: Proof of income, proof of address, and valid photo ID (driver’s license, NYS ID, benefits card, passport).

Fees: No fee for service.

Monroe County.

Action for A Better Community

Action for a Better Community is a Community Action Agency that promotes and provides opportunities for low-income individuals and families to become self-sufficient.

400 W Avenue
Rochester NY 14604


Hours: M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM

Disabled: Call for information




Website: . . . nity-grant

400 W Avenue
Rochester NY 14604

This program is offered at this site:

Action for A Better Community

Main Address:

400 W Avenue

Rochester NY 14604