Capital IDEA Houston

TMO created the political will to establish Capital IDEA-Houston, a long-term workforce development program, to train low-income workers out of poverty wage jobs and into living wage careers.  

What Capital IDEA - Houston Does:

Capital IDEA-Houston sponsors educational opportunities that give you a second chance!  It pays for participants' education including tuition and books. Capital IDEA-Houston also offers some assistance with childcare and emergency expenses. Each participant will have a personal case manager to guide them and upon completion of the program, match them with participating employers. The mission is to lift working people out of poverty by sponsoring educational services that lead to life-long financial independence. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Have a GED or High School Diploma
  • Houston Area Resident
  • Have a Desire to Enter one of our Sponsored Fields
  • Meet Income Qualifications

Capital IDEA-Houston sponsors training in careers that pay a minimum of $15 to $20 an hour, provide benefits and offer career paths!

  • Electrician
  • HVAC
  • Instrument and Control Tech
  • Mechatronics Technology
  • Nursing
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy Tech
  • Physical Therapist Asst.
  • Process Operator
  • Radiology Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Surgical Tech
  • Welder

If you have any questions or need further information please call 281-260-3191 or email: mpaul@capitalidea.org


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