Idaho TRIO EOC

EOC helps adults enroll in their desired college or career training program! We assist with career exploration, comparing programs, identifying financial aid, filling out applications, and more!

We serve Ada and Canyon County. All services are FREE!

Operating as usual

CWI partners with Amazon to provide free school to eligible employees 03/10/2022

CWI partners with Amazon to provide free school to eligible employees

We can help Amazon employees apply for CWI and financial aid. Call us today at 208-364-9925!

CWI partners with Amazon to provide free school to eligible employees As part of Amazon's Career Choice Program, the e-commerce company will pay for the cost of tuition, books, and fees for classes at College of Western Idaho.

02/08/2022
02/04/2022

Idaho Job Corps' residential hall is now open at the Nampa campus!

02/04/2022

Idaho Job Corps Community Night!

Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free. 02/01/2022

Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free.

EOC is celebrating 50 years in 2022! The Council for Opportunity in Education is creating materials to mark our anniversary. Click the link if you'd like to share your story.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSebJzsi1H45gLamk9H1GedEsoPhKgTRJ9uXXKfiod8c_2aQQA/viewform

Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free. Create a new survey on your own or with others at the same time. Choose from a variety of survey types and analyze results in Google Forms. Free from Google.

Photos from Idaho TRIO EOC's post 01/31/2022

Free tax prep and filing sites

University of Idaho accepting Nampa applications for low-cost Veteran farming course 01/31/2022

University of Idaho accepting Nampa applications for low-cost Veteran farming course

University of Idaho accepting Nampa applications for low-cost Veteran farming course The University of Idaho's Harvest Heroes program is accepting applications in Nampa for the 2022 courses. This program helps veterans gain hands-on skills for growing home or market gardens. The materials cost for the season is $65 per family. "An estimated 116,157 veterans live in Idaho," Universit...

01/28/2022

We are now accepting pre-applications for placement on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list until February 10 2022. Learn more and apply at BCACHA.org

01/27/2022

FREE TAX PREPARATION! The International Rescue Committee is joining with Boise State University again this year to offer VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) to our community! Check out the dates below for more information.

Photos from Treasure Valley Community College's post 01/20/2022

TVCC Scholarship is open until January 31st. Apply today and let us know if you need any help! https://www.tvcc.cc/scholarships/index.cfm

01/11/2022

Exploring a career in construction? Check out this free training from Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) that includes hands-on training on a number of skills, including the potential to earn a free CDL! Boise dates are April 14th - May 20th. For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/3fh9J2a

Unsure if this is what you want? An EOC advisor can help explore this, along with various other educational and career training opportunities. Contact us at 208-364-9925.

Timeline photos 12/07/2021

Timeline photos

High school seniors who are currently enrolled in or have completed a computer science course and plan to attain a bachelor’s degree in a computer science related field of study may now apply for the Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship! Successful applicants will be awarded $40,000 for college and a paid internship at Amazon! Learn more and apply: https://www.amazonfutureengineer.com/scholarship

11/30/2021

Here is a helpful guide to understanding key FAFSA terms from Federal Student Aid. TRIO EOC advisors can help qualifying adults complete the FAFSA. Contact our office for more information!

When completing your 2022–23 FAFSA® form, make sure you understand these key terms to avoid any errors. 👇

11/25/2021
11/24/2021

Holiday hours:
EOC will be closing early on Wednesday 11/24-Friday 11/26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/15/2021

Free Services at Canyon County Share the Day

11/11/2021

A HUGE thank you to all who have served! Happy Veterans Day!

11/11/2021

Winter Clothing & Coats this Saturday

11/05/2021

2021 Holiday Resource List

11/03/2021

Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is offering a five-week training program in the spring of 2022 in Eastern Idaho. Applicants selected for the program will receive hands-on training in heavy equipment operating, cement masonry, welding and ironwork, and more. Applicants can also earn a free Commercial Driver’s License.

Call us to apply, 208-364-9925!

Scholarships Open for Spring 2022 Semester 11/01/2021

Scholarships Open for Spring 2022 Semester

Scholarships open today at CWI!

Scholarships Open for Spring 2022 Semester The College of Western Idaho Foundation scholarship application period for Spring 2022 semester will be open Nov. 1-30.

09/23/2021
Veteran Registration | Feeding America's Heroes 09/17/2021

Veteran Registration | Feeding America's Heroes

Drive-thru care package &food distribution for needy Veterans on Monday, September 20th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Expo Idaho. Please let Veterans who would benefit know about this event. They are also looking for volunteers.

Veteran Registration | Feeding America's Heroes Drive-Thru Event for Veterans and Families! FIRST 500 ATTENDEES will receive FOOD TRUCK VOUCHERS for Mobile Canteen and Kona Shave Ice!

08/19/2021

TRIO Educational Opportunity Center of Ada and Canyon County is hiring a Community Outreach Coordinator! For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/37CRkJ3

Back on Track $500 scholarship 08/19/2021

Back on Track $500 scholarship

TVCC has an amazing scholarship for new or returning students. Learn more here and let us help you get into or back into TVCC! https://www.tvcc.cc/news/back_on_track.cfm

Back on Track $500 scholarship Get $500 each term at TVCC.

08/12/2021

TRIO Educational Opportunity Center of Ada and Canyon County is Hiring!
For the part-time Project Support Specialist, visit: https://bit.ly/3rTGWpX
For the Community Outreach Coordinator, visit: https://bit.ly/37CRkJ3

Museums for All 08/11/2021

Museums for All

Through Museums for All, those receiving SNAP/food stamp assistance can gain free or reduced price admission by presenting their EBT card. In our area, members include Discovery Center, Idaho State Museum, Children's Museum, and the Old Pen. https://museums4all.org/

Museums for All Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 700 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their EBT card. Search below to find a participating museum near you!

07/30/2021
07/29/2021

The TRIO Educational Opportunity Center is hiring!
For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/3rTGWpX

Scholarships Are Currently Open for 2021-2022 Academic Year 07/20/2021

Scholarships Are Currently Open for 2021-2022 Academic Year

Apply for CWI scholarships by August 6th

Scholarships Are Currently Open for 2021-2022 Academic Year The CWI Foundation scholarships application period is now open for the 2021-2022 academic year.

07/14/2021

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CWI Scholarships are open until August 6. Apply today for aid you can use this fall! https://cwi.scholarshipuniverse.com/

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The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program 06/23/2021

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

HELP PAYING FOR INTERNET ACCESS - if you get Pell Grant, you qualify!

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched a new program that offers a discount on internet/broadband service and equipment for low income individuals and families!

Eligibility requirements are:
* Household income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or a household that participates in certain assistance programs like SNAP or Medicaid
* Household receives free or reduced school lunch program or school breakfast program
* Household received a federal Pell Grant during the current award year
* Household experienced a substantial loss of income due to job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020 and total household income is 2020 was at or below $99,000 for single filers, $198,000 for joint filers

This program money will last until 6 months after the federal government declares an end to the COVID-19 health crisis or when the money is depleted. So if you have families that are interested, they need to enroll now.

The link to enroll in the program:
https://www.getemergencybroadband.org/#

If the household is unable to enroll online they can call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program The EBB Program is an FCC program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households

06/10/2021

Available in the Business section:

• Beating the Workplace Bully: a Tactical Guide to Taking Charge
• Blue Collar Resumes (2nd ed.)
• Career Courage: Discover Your Passion, Step Out of Your Comfort Zone, & Create the Success You Want
• Career Match: Connecting Who You Are with What You’ll Love to Do
• Excuse Me: the Survival Guide to Modern Business Etiquette
• Packaging Yourself: the Targeted Resume (5th ed.)
• Shortcut Your Job Search: Get Meetings that Get You the Job (5th ed.)
• Top Secret Executive Resumes (2nd ed.)

Available in the Education section:

• Career Information Center (10th ed.)
• Teens’ Guide to College & Career Planning (12th ed.)
• Up is Not the Only Way: Rethinking Career Mobility

Available in the Social Science section:

• Blaze Your Own Trail: an Interactive Guide to Navigating Life with Confidence, Solidarity, and Compassion

04/16/2021

Rent and utility assistance

04/16/2021

Veterans and family members, please join us for a presentation on education benefits.

Our Story

The Educational Opportunity Center, of Ada and Canyon County, is a federally funded TRIO program specifically designed to assist adults who are pursing college or career training. Whether it is obtaining your GED, attending a vocational or training program, or completing an associate’s or first bachelor’s degree, we can help you get there. The Educational Opportunity Center can assist with career exploration, comparing schools and programs, academic advising, college applications, financial aid applications, certification or training opportunities, and more. Plus, all of these services are FREE to you!

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322 E Front St, Ste 190
Boise, ID
83702

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Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

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