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  • HPOG Success Story: Sarina at Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (New)

    Published: November 12, 2018
    As a result of her nearly 3-year participation in the WATCH Project, a Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program funded by the Office of Family Assistance, Sarina is on her way up the nursing career ladder, working as a new Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and finishing her first semester in a Registered Nurse (RN) Associates’ Degree program.
  • HPOG Support Services Infographic (New)

    Published: November 12, 2018
    This infographic visually depicts the extensive network of support services provided by HPOG to help participants overcome barriers to training and employment, following the career pathways model.
  • HPOG Success Story: Catrina at Southland Health Care Forum (New)

    Published: November 8, 2018
    In November 2013, Catrina came to the Southland Health Care Forum (SHCF), a Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program funded by the Office of Family Assistance, after experiencing a number of set-backs in her life. Her contentious divorce just finalized, she was in danger of losing her home and had not worked in four years. Catrina faced the daunting task of rebuilding her life and becoming self-sufficient.
  • HPOG Success Story: Edgar at Pima Community College (New)

    Published: November 8, 2018
    Edgar, 59, is about to take the next step in his long-held dream of becoming a nurse now that he has completed the practical nurse (PN) program through Pima Community College (PCC). Once he passes his licensing exam later this month, Edgar plans to work as a licensed practical nurse and start taking the prerequisite classes for the registered nursing program.
  • HPOG Success Story: Misty at Workforce Development Board SDA-83 (New)

    Published: November 8, 2018
    Misty says a simple scripture, 2 Corinthians 12:9, has enabled her to endure the last few years of her life: “My grace is sufficient for you, for my strength is made perfect in weakness.” The “perfect life” she thought she had came crumbling down when suddenly she found herself divorced, with four young children and a fifth on the way. She moved back to Louisiana with no job, no income, and no help from her children’s father, and she had to sign up for state assistance through the Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP). Soon she found out that FITAP had a program called STEP (Strategies to Empower People) that would allow her to further her education. Determined not to become reliant on state assistance, she decided to return to college and attain the education she would need to become self-sufficient. Her goal was to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). She had been to college before, but had never been a college student and single mother at the same time. This experience was about to show her just how strong she was as well as how strong her faith in God was.
  • HPOG Success Story: Pas at San Diego Workforce Partnership, Inc. (New)

    Published: November 8, 2018
    International Rescue Committee (IRC), a refugee assistance program, provides navigation services for some clients of the San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP). IRC is one of many partners providing medical training and support services for the San Diego Workforce Partnership. IRC was instrumental in helping Pas along her journey to career success. They helped Pas enter SDWP’s Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program funded by the Office of Family Assistance. With the support of the HPOG grant she enrolled in the medical administration program at U.S. Colleges in San Diego and completed her training in February 2014.
  • HPOG Success Story: Stanley at Alamo Colleges Disctrict (New)

    Published: November 8, 2018
    Stanley Redus was recruited from the Haven for Hope, which is one of San Antonio's homeless shelters. He had encountered some life difficulties, a little later in life, which had left him homeless and with no other option but to resort to temporary assistance at the shelter. Alamo Colleges had been sharing the HPOG training program opportunities with residents and managers throughout the year during on-site information sessions and through the posting of flyers. While assisting with services at the shelter one day, Stanley got hold of one of those flyers, one about the upcoming Material Management and Central Supply training program.
  • HPOG Success Story Video: Stephanie at Alamo Community College District (New)

    Published: November 6, 2018
    This success story video features Stephanie Salinas, who is an example of how HPOG can take the aspirations and experiences of participants and help turn them into achievement. Stephanie's involvement with Alamo Colleges HPOG in San Antonio, TX helped her persevere to overcome personal and professional difficulties. Her success story is an example of a carefully constructed and collective effort.
  • HPOG Success Story: Amy at Rogue Community College District

    Published: November 1, 2018
    Amy became a part of a healthcare cohort, consisting of individuals receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) through Work Source Rogue Valley. It was through this community partnership that Amy learned of the HPOG-funded South Oregon HOPE (SOHOPE) program. She became one of the first SOHOPE participants to be randomly accepted into the HPOG program in March of 2016. SOHOPE staff was supportive and encouraging through any roadblocks she encountered during her training.
  • TANF Application Data (2010-2018)

    Published: October 25, 2018
    The index page for the TANF Application Data for Fiscal and Calendar Years.

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