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Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program

Healthcare Industry

Michigan Works!

Organizations Involved

GST Michigan Works!, Greater Flint Health Coalition

Occupations Involved

Nursing Assistants; Medical Assistants, Pharmacy Technicians; Phlebotomists; Registered Nurses; Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses; Resipratory Therapists; Physical Therapy Assistants; Occupational Therapy Assistants

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Workforce Issues Addressed

Attracting and training individuals to work in a healthcare profession; Providing a benefit or incentive that encourages individuals to pursue a healthcare profession - addresses a barrier going into a healthcare profession


The Flint Healthcare Employment Opportunities (FHEO) Program is offered through GST Michigan Works! and the Greater Flint Health Coalition. The FHEO Program is designed to increase the number of workers in 10 high-demand healthcare jobs in Genesee County. Examples of high-demand healthcare roles include CNA, phlebotomist and respiratory therapist. Program participants receive free tuition to become trained, career advising, support services, job development assistance and work/life skills training. The FHEO Program has been around since 2002 and is funded by GST Michigan Works! and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

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