Carey Services, Conexus Indiana partner on manufacturing training for people with disabilities  

2023-05-03T11:23:59-04:00May 3, 2023|

MARION, Ind. (May 3, 2023) – Marion-based Carey Services has partnered with Conexus Indiana to provide job-training services to people with disabilities. Supported by a gift from the Don Wood Foundation, the partnership will bring to Marion and the surrounding communities the Catapult Indiana program, which prepares Hoosiers for careers in advanced manufacturing. A provider of programs for people with disabilities for nearly 70 years, Carey Services plans to begin offering Conexus Indiana’s Catapult Indiana programming this summer. The new offerings will enhance Carey Services’ existing community-based supported living, job-readiness training and other skill-building programs, while providing a specialized training resource to Grant County and surrounding communities to increase the potential for those pursuing career opportunities in advanced manufacturing. “This partnership is an awesome opportunity for people with disabilities in and around Grant County to learn advanced manufacturing skills that [...]

Conexus Indiana’s Catapult Initiative expands to Anderson, secures financial support

2021-04-05T16:49:44-04:00April 26, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS (April 26, 2019) Conexus Indiana today announced that its Catapult Indiana initiative, an innovative, industry-led advanced manufacturing training program, received a significant five-figure grant from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana, to support the expansion of the program into Anderson, Ind. The Anderson Advanced Manufacturing Program (AAMP) is the city’s local name for Catapult, which provides training to equip unemployed and underemployed Hoosiers with the skills they need to join the in-demand advanced manufacturing field. “The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana is enthusiastic about the Catapult Indiana program and what it will do for Anderson and our entire state,” Bishop Timothy L. Doherty said. “We carefully scrutinize opportunities to invest available funds from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development to ensure that they will increase the dignity of work and enable people within Northcentral Indiana to earn living wages [...]

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