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Almost Home supports employees with tuition assistance

Almost Home Inc. helped three aides enhance their education. From left to right are: Chelsie Roach-Link, Jessica Jones and Ebony Moon.

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              Since Leilani Schenkel understands employees need encouragement and support to succeed in their jobs, she took steps to ensure three aides at Almost Home Inc. could further their education.

            Schenkel, Almost Home Inc. executive director, offered to pay Barton Community College (BCC) tuition so the women could earn certifications as nurse’s aides and medication aides.

            Almost Home, a non-profit entity at 1919 Van Buren, provides health care and personal care in a home-like environment. Its services include full-time residency, adult daycare, respite care for families, and support for daily activities, such as laundry service.

“It is important that the ...


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