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Heidi Brito was an out of school youth and unemployed before she enrolled in the WIOA Youth program with the Department of Student Services and Community Affairs at Instituto. Within two weeks of her enrollment, with the support and guidance from the employment specialist,
Heidi began the Home Care Services Pre-service training to become a Home Care Aide at Casa Central Social Services. She received the certificate of achievement from the Home Care Services Program and was hired by Casa Central. During the first two months at Instituto, Heidi received services that enabled her to learn how to become financially stable.
Her outstanding academic improvement qualified her to gain admission into Instituto’s Carreras en Salud program, beginning with the Basic Nursing Assistant (BNA) module. During the last weeks of the BNA module Delia’s apartment caught on fire devastating her family. Even with this traumatic setback she still went to class on Monday ready for an exam. And, with the help of Instituto’s financial coach, she was able to secure funds to rent another apartment. Delia is currently enrolled in Instituto’s Pre-LPN classes seeking advance her education and eventually become a Registered Nurse.