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Iowa Central Business & Community PACE

What is PACE?

Pathways for Academic and Career Employment (PACE) is designed to assist individuals with securing quality employment.

Eligible Participants:

  • Dislocated Workers
  • Persons earning incomes at or below 250% of poverty level
  • Under-employed
  • Unemployed

How does PACE help?

Career Navigators are available to help connect you with the guidance and resources you need to be successful. Every person’s journey is unique, and our navigators offer customized and personal support to help you transition smoothly!

Whether your journey begins with earning a high school equivalency diploma, taking a non-credit career certificate course, or pursuing a degree, our navigators will provide support along the way!

What support is provided?

Based on eligibility, you may qualify for the following:

  • Career & Education Guidance
  • Mentoring
  • Soft Skills Development
  • Supportive Services
  • Tuition Assistance

Who is eligible?


 
WIOA
(based on last 6 months)
PACE/GAP
(based on past 3 months)
Family Size
100% Poverty Level
250% Poverty Level
1
6,070

7,975

2
8,223

10,775

3
10,390

13,575

4
12,550

16,375

5
14,710

19,175

6
16,870

21,975

7
19,030

24,775

8
21,190

27,575

Add for each addiontonal family member
2,160

2,800

Do you receive food assistance?

If you receive food assistance you may qualify to participate in free training. The program was developed to help you learn skills for in-demand jobs that pay a higher wage.

Click here for Application Checklist

For more information, contact: Melissa Vorrie at 515-574-1972 or vorrie@iowacentral.edu