Employment & Training Programs at Tunxis
Career training for today’s in-demand jobs!

Leana Ruiz SNAP Employment & Training Coordinator

[email protected]


SNAP Education & Training

The SNAP E&T scholarship program is designed to provide eligible individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance with job training at no cost to them.

Is SNAP E&T right for you?

  • Do you meet the eligibility requirements?
  • Do you know what type of career training you would like to receive?
  • Do you want to strengthen your work history and résumé?
  • Are you committed to completing a job training program from start to finish?

If you answered yes to these questions, SNAP E&T may be right for you.


Individuals are eligible if they meet the
following criteria:

  • Receive SNAP benefits from the Department of Social Services
  • Are NOT receiving TFA/TANF
  • Are able and motivated to obtain employment upon successful completion of the program and have not been enrolled at a SNAP E&T program elsewhere

How Do I Apply for a Scholarship?

Contact Tunxis’ SNAP Success Coach at [email protected], or call 860.773.1456 they will determine your eligibility for a scholarship and help you select a program that best meets your needs.  SNAP is a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) program that does not discriminate, view non-discrimination statement.

For Information regarding the CT Department of Social Services SNAP Eligibility https://portal.ct.gov/DSS/SNAP/Supplemental-Nutrition-Assistance-Program—SNAP/Eligibility

For general program information:
Continuing Education & Workforce Development

Employment & Training Scholarships for SNAP recipients

The SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) Scholarship Program is a federally funded initiative that provides scholarships at no cost for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) recipients to receive the education & training needed to obtain jobs.

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