Workforce and Training Program
Native Pathways has been serving low-income and unemployed Native Americans in West Texas since 1979. Native Pathways recognizes the growing need for employment & training assistance among Native Americans, Native Alaskans, and Native Hawaiians. Our mission is to help participants become economically self-sufficient by providing them with an array of career services.
BUILD YOUR PATHWAY TOWARDS A BRIGHTER FUTURE WITH THE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS TO DO THE JOB!
Any individual who is a member of a Federally Recognized Tribe
Reside within Service Area (1 of 122 West TX Counties)
Must be Unemployed, Underemployed (earning a wage below your skillset or working part-time but desires full-time employment), Low-Income, or Seeking Training Assistance
Join Native Pathways & Receive:
Technical and Vocational Tuition Assistance
Educational & Career Counseling
Job Placement & Work Experience Internships
Professional Development Workshops
Yes, we serve federally recognized Native Americans, Native Alaskans, and Native Hawaiians.
We serve 122 counties of West Texas.
Tribal Enrollment Card, CDIB Card or Letter, Birth Certificate, Tribal Documents, etc.
For Training Assistance, we only cover tuition costs for Certifications and Technical/Vocational training.
Yes, we offer all services virtually and can refer you to your local workforce office for resources, if needed.
We can only provide assistance for Certifications and Technical/Vocational training. Tuition cost can be up to $10,000 which will depend on funding availability and student need.
Unfortunately, you do not qualify for Native Pathways at this time. However, we highly encourage you to contact or visit your local workforce office and ask them about their WIOA program. WIOA is free and available to anyone and is dedicated to provide employment and training services as well. Best wishes for a successful job search!
18 and over
Yes, we provide you with an array of career services at no cost to you!