Health Profession Opportunity Grants

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Innovative Approaches to Career Advancement for Low-Income Families

Learn more about the evaluation of promising career pathways programs.

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The Way Forward: ACF Research with American Indians and Alaska Natives

Recent meeting highlighted research, performance measurement and evaluation activities in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

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Implementing Health Profession Training Programs in Tribal Communities

Two recent publications highlight early implementation and outcomes of the Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.

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An Update from the Office of Family Assistance on the Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program

More than 11,000 HPOG participants have completed their training program and around 9,000 are working.

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Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program Celebrates Students' Success

More than 10,000 students have completed health care occupational training programs.

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Affordable Care Act: Lifting People Out Of Poverty

ACA Prepares the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

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ACF: Addressing Poverty Today Among Those Facing Social and Economic Challenges for a Healthier Tomorrow

ACF efforts to help lift people out of poverty got extra help from the Affordable Care Act.

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Former Refugee Helps Others Achieve American Dream

The Health Profession Opportunity Grant program helps put new Americans on a path to self-sufficiency.

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Health Program Lifts Young Man Out of Poverty

Out of work, no diploma and struggling in poverty just three years ago, Quinton Sanders now has a full-time career in the medical field thanks to the Affordable Care Act's Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.

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Connecting Americans with In Demand Jobs

Authorized by the Affordable Care Act, the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program provides education and training to TANF recipients and other low-income individuals for occupations in the health care field that pay well and are expected to be in high demand.

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