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Work Ready / Career & Technical Education

Financial assistance is available for some Work Ready Programs.

Career Link

Find employment opportunities through training and services as well as financial assistance if you have been laid-off. Assistance is available in Peoria, Stark, Marshall, Woodford, Mason, Fulton, McLean, and Tazewell County.

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Payment Plans

Installment payment plans are available for Work Ready programs. You may contact the Business Office at or at 309-268-8140 with any questions.

Private Student Loans

You can apply for a private student loans through most banks and online lenders. You may contact the Financial Aid Office at or at 309-268-8020 with any questions.


Military and Active Duty members may qualify to use education benefits to pay for Work Ready classes. Contact the Coordinator of Veterans Services with any questions at or at 309-268-8020.

VA benefits are available for this program:

  • Truck Driver Training

Other Resources

  • AmeriCorps
  • Employer Assistance Customized Training: contact Continuing Education at 309-268-8160 

Additional Financial Assistance

You may be eligible for additional types of financial assistance, scholarships or other forms of aid.

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Financial Coaching

If you need help navigating your financial options, please contact a financial coach at or 309-268-8055.


Counseling Services

Student Counseling Services is available to anyone who feels they may need emotional support or may have any other concerns. Please contact Heartland's Counseling Center (SCB 2410) at or call (309) 268-8419.