About Outreach Services
Welcome, Houston Community College Outreach Services develops and maintain community based partnerships that will enable educational opportunities and workforce development. In 2012-2013 Outreach services has established community partnerships that produced over 1000 students registered in Credited and Non-Credited Programs. Our objective is to coordinate communication between partners and HCC.
To engage agencies and organizations that have as part of their mission the educational advancement of the populations they serve. We assist perspective students transitioning from their organizations to HCC to have a seamless experience and provide support as needed.
HCC Outreach Services is the liaison between HCC and Workforce Centers. The centers provides employment, training, adult education, and vocational rehabilitation programs by creating an integrated "one-stop" system of workforce investment and education services for adults, dislocated workers, and youth. The individuals who qualify for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funds are determined on income received over the past six months. The WIA program in 2012-2013 have enrolled over 825 students in Associate Degrees (Credit) and Certification programs (Non-Credit) enabling them to obtain a workforce skill.
Through Outreach recruitment services we are able to engage in strengthen and maintain community partnerships that will enable students to successfully enroll and complete Credit and Non-Credit Programs. HCC Outreach recruitment is committed to helping students achieve their career and educational goals. Student Recruitment serves as a visible presence in the community attending career fairs, college fairs, community events and high schools functions.
Perkins Grant Support:
Perkins Program support service to students assisting them in declaring a major in a Credit Program. During 2012-2013 the Perkins Program has assisted over 800 students to declare their major and assign students.