Building a Strong Workforce in the Roanoke and New River Valleys
Freedom First is a recognized leader in community and economic development programs that improve the quality of life of individuals and communities. Our Workforce Development Loans help finance training for skills necessary to living-wage jobs. We offer financial assistance with certifications and licensures in Heathcare, Welding, Truck Driving, CNA, and more.
Are You Interested in Licensure and Certification Training but Struggling to Make Your Budget Work?
Ask about loans for credential/licensing fees, school supplies, reliable transportation, and other career development related needs!
Get help financing your professional development with Freedom First. In addition, you can ask about loans for school supplies, reliable transportation, and other workforce development related needs. If approved, you may be able to take advantage of:
- Great rates
- Flexible terms & payment options
- Custom underwriting
Do you have questions about how education costs can fit into your household budget? We have financial mentors that can help.
In 2018-2019, we issued $301,324 in Workforce Development Loans to 86 hardworking community members aiming to enter the fields of healthcare, welding, truck driving, and more.
Learn more about our Workforce Development Loan program.