Tuition Benefits

Tuition Reimbursement 

Your program of study must have a realistic potential for a full time position in a healthcare facility. In addition to nursing and other allied health programs, eligible programs include:

  • Human Services
  • Social Work
  • Computer Science
  • Business

Tuition Vouchers

Tuition Vouchers, if approved, pay tuition and fees for those who plan to take semester based, credit bearing courses at a Connecticut Community College.



Training Fund Conference 2019

Carlene and Veronica in hats1On October 15, 2019 close to 200 members of District 1199 joined together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of SEIU District 1199 New England.  Members wore hats from “the old days” to help recognize the union’s history.  To start the day, 1199NE Secretary Treasurer Suzanne Clark facilitated a panel discussion, including current President Rob Baril, retired President David Pickus, and several 1199 members discussing the past, present, and future of the union.  This was followed by a panel discussion led by Training Fund College and Career Counselor Susan Oliver, including members who have used the Training Fund over the years.

This year’s conference workshops were:

  • Be. Here. Now.
  • Caring for Individuals Living with Dementia
  • Get Fit!
  • Managing Your Credit: Identifying Ways to Build and Repair Your Credit
  • Learn Some Union History and Write Your Own Story about the Union!
  • Rehabilitation Services: A Team Approach for Nursing and Therapy


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