States have broad flexibility in how they spend their TANF and maintenance-of-effort (MOE) funds. For more information on FY 2015 TANF financial reporting.
to provide assistance to low-income families and support a range of services to improve employment and other child and family outcomes. States have broad flexibility in how they spend their TANF and maintenance-of-effort (MOE) funds. Find out more about TANF.
The Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program serves TANF recipients and other low-income individuals by providing education, training, and other support services to help them obtain occupations in the healthcare field. The second round of HPOG grants (HPOG 2.0) was awarded in 2015 to grantees in 21 states. Learn more about the HPOG program and its two rounds of grantees.
Some HPOG participants who are employed upon entry to the program may experience a wage increase after completing healthcare training. On average, HPOG 1.0 incumbent workers receive a wage increase of $4.77. (HPOG 1.0 connotes the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015). Learn more about the HPOG program and its two rounds of grantees.
HPOG programs provide training and other services to help participants gain employment in the healthcare field. On average, HPOG 1.0 participants receive a wage of $12.97 once employed. (HPOG 1.0 connotes the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015). Learn more about the HPOG program and its two rounds of grantees.
during 2012 through 2015, were served in programs designed to develop healthy relationship skills, strengthen families, improve parenting skills, and promote economic stability as part of the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood (HMRF) initiative. Find out more about the HMRF initiative.
TANF work participation rates measure engagement in certain work activities for families receiving assistance. The majority of reported hours involve direct work, mostly in employment but also in community service and work experience. Read more in the Claims Resolution Act Report and the most recent TANF Report to Congress.