Clement Truck Driving Academy works with several government programs to help qualified Missouri residents cover the costs of CDL training. All of our professional truck driving school training programs are approved for funding by the following State and Federal Agencies:
Missouri Job Center - WIOA, SkillUp, Dislocated Worker
The Missouri Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program provides access to job training and work services to job seekers with significant barriers to employment, including veterans, and those with disabilities. This program usually applies to people who meet one of the following criteria:
- Family income in the previous six (6) months is below federal income guidelines
- A member of the household is receiving Food Stamps/SNAP (training participant's name must appear on the list)
- Terminated or laid-off and received Unemployment within your lifetime (you must have received a payment)
- To qualify for the Dislocated Worker grant, you must be permanently laid off from your job due to a workforce reduction, business closure, farm failure, or displaced homemakers, including military service members or military spouses.
Trade Adjustment Assistance - TAA Program
The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program provides benefits to displaced workers who have lost their jobs due to foreign competition (job moved out of the United States). Eligible participants receive tuition assistance to obtain new jobs and earn wages comparable to their prior employment
For more information on the TAA Program, visit the Missouri Department of Labor website: (https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/training/tradeact). To determine eligibility, or apply for this program, contact our school office.
Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation
Vocational Rehabilitation specializes in employment and training services that can assist individuals that have a disability but want to work. To be eligible, you need to have a physical or mental impairment that causes problems with working and need Vocational Rehabilitation services to be successfully employed. This program provides these men and women who are currently left out of the workplace with funds to help cover training expenses for their driver training.
For more information on the VR Program, visit the Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation website: (https://dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/vocational-rehabilitation). To determine eligibility, or apply for this program, contact our school office.
Want to see if you qualify for any of these government financial aid programs? Give us a call at (417) 532-3331 and we'll walk you step-by-step through the process.