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 $4.72. (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 $12.96 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.
among those that are subject to the federal five-year time limit. About half of TANF families are exempt from the time limit, primarily because they have no adult receiving federally funded assistance. Read more in the most recent TANF Report to Congress.
were served in an average month in FY 2011. Forty-six percent of all TANF assistance cases are considered “child only.” In these cases, only the children of a household receive TANF assistance designed to meet their ongoing basic needs. Read more in the most recent TANF Report to Congress.
The Fatherhood Buzz initiative has connected with 118 barbershops in 17 cities, distributing more than 12,000 tip cards to customers on topics related to parenting, financial literacy, and activities for fathers and their children. Check out more responsible fatherhood efforts at www.Fatherhood.gov.