Expanded Service Area To Caldwell County

April 18, 2023 | Updated: October 1, 2023

BIG NEWS — As of April 2023, Capital IDEA’s Career Expressway program is expanding its service area to include Caldwell County. Residents of Caldwell who apply and get accepted into the Career Expressway program before the new extended deadline of September 30th, 2024 will be eligible for the support services we offer to residents of Travis, Williamson, Hays, and Bastrop counties. This includes financial support for college, guidance, college prep, childcare assistance, and job placement services.

With our support, your college degree will be FREE to you! As long as you continue to work towards your degree, you’ll keep your eligibility through graduation. You’ll get to choose from our full list of careers in healthcare, technology, trades & other careers. Apply now to  receive all of the benefits of our Career Expressway program:

TUITION & TEXTBOOKS – We’ll cover your tuition and textbooks each semester. Plus, we pay for required tools, uniforms, and licensing fees.

GUIDANCE – You’ll have a Career Navigator to guide you, connect you with resources, and help you succeed in college.

COLLEGE PREP – If you need help passing the college entrance exam, our College Prep Academy will help you do just that!

CHILDCARE – We also offer childcare assistance to parents.

PLACEMENT – Once you’ve earned your degree, we’ll guide you in your job search and help you land your dream job. It’s our mission is to get you into a new career, and we’ll be with you from start to hired!

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For a full list of qualifications, please visit: Qualifications »
To get started, sign up for a CareerUp information session:

FAQ: Why is this program FREE?
We’re a nonprofit with a mission to get our Central Texas neighbors into great careers. Each year, Capital IDEA raises enough money to pay for tuition and textbooks for over 800 adults, like you! If you’re eligible for our program, your tuition and textbooks are already paid for by the generous support of our funders, including the City of Austin, Travis County, Hays County, and St. David’s Foundation. Get started with your FREE education —

To apply, sign up for an info session: CareerUp »
For questions: 512-457-8610 or outreach@capitalidea.org
Quick links: Qualifications | Career Directory | FAQs

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