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38

The number of new Pathways for Responsible Fatherhood grants Office of Family Assistance awarded.  Learn more about the Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood initiative.

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32

In September 2015, HPOG announced its second round of grants. Nearly $72 million has been awarded to a new round of 32 grantees around the nation. Meet the HPOG 2.0 grantees and learn more about HPOG's mission.

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$4.77

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.

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$12.97

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.

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2,748

Of the participants who were employed when they enrolled in the program, 2,748 have had a wage increase as a result of the healthcare occupational training received through HPOG 1.0. (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.

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25,286

25,286 HPOG 1.0 participants have completed at least one healthcare occupational training between 2010 and 2015. Meet some of our participants and learn about their journeys to become healthcare professionals by reading our Compendium of Success Stories.

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17,793

17,793 HPOG 1.0 participants have gained employment in a healthcare occupation since enrolling in the program. (HPOG 1.0 connotes the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015). View the most recent evaluation report for info about the HPOG program and the outcomes achieved by participants.

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32,938

32,938 HPOG 1.0 participants have enrolled in a healthcare occupational training between 2010 and 2015. (HPOG 1.0 connotes the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015). Our program provides training in more than 50 distinct occupations in the healthcare field. Learn more about HPOG grantees and the strategies they use to support participants in our Compendium of Promising Practices.

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38,957

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 get occupations in the healthcare field. During HPOG 1.0 (the first round of HPOG grants from 2010 to 2015), the program served 38,957 people. Learn more about the HPOG program.

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