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  • HPOG Promising Practice: Zepf Center, Training and Supportive Services (New)

    Published: May 15, 2019
    It takes both support and understanding to break through poverty. The Northwest Ohio Pathway to Healthcare Careers (NOPHC) is building a new mindset for both staff and program participants in the city of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio. Understanding the unique circumstances of each of its participants is the backbone of the success of NOPHC, a part of the NetWORK division at Zepf Center.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Worksystems, Partnerships and Employment Strategies (New)

    Published: May 10, 2019
    The strength of Health Careers Northwest (HCNW) lies in the strategy to forge meaningful partnerships in the Portland Metro region. Health Careers Northwest is a WorkSource Portland Metro program financed with funds awarded to Worksystems, Inc., through the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG). HCNW provides coaching, training, and job placement support to low-income adults interested in healthcare. A strong partnership with the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) and their Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) clients has led to high program enrollment and completion. Thanks to this approach, TANF recipients are succeeding at the same high rate as all HCNW clients.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: The WorkPlace, Employment Strategies

    Published: May 3, 2019
    Workshops build skills and knowledge for graduates of the Health CareeRx Academy. The residents of Connecticut are growing older. Many chose to live their final days in the comfort of their own home. The Health CareeRx Academy at The WorkPlace offers workshops to educate program participants on proper care for aging communities.
  • HPOG Success Story Video: Uriah at Cook Inlet Tribal Council

    Published: May 2, 2019
    Uriah Keith faced many challenges growing up in Anchorage, Alaska. With his young son in mind, he decided to change his life for the better. After receiving recovery assistance from Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC), and with the support and training provided by their HPOG program, he is giving back to community members and enjoying a life of success and well-being.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Volunteers of America Michigan, Employment Strategy

    Published: April 25, 2019
    In the spring of 2017, the city of Detroit Mayor’s Office launched “Detroit at Work,” with the goal of placing 240 Detroit City residents in entry-level healthcare positions. Three local hospitals committed to the Mayor’s employment initiative: Detroit Medical Center, St. Johns Providence, and Henry Ford Health Systems. Furthermore, a network of partnerships and support formed to help meet this goal. Volunteers of America Michigan (VOAMI) HPOG is an integral piece of this team. VOAMI HPOG brings skills training, healthcare training, and job placement to Detroit at Work. City resources, including the City of Detroit Employment Offices and the Oakland University School of Nursing Continuing Education (OUSNCE), joined forces with VOAMI to raise program awareness, enroll students, and expand employment opportunities. The City of Detroit Employment Offices aided in recruitment, and OUSNCE stepped in to provide training.
  • TANF Application Data (2010-2018)

    Published: April 23, 2019
    The index page for the TANF Application Data for Fiscal and Calendar Years.
  • TANF Caseload Data 2018

    Published: April 23, 2019
    Index page for fiscal year 2018 TANF caseload data
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King Council, Partnerships

    Published: April 19, 2019
    A unique team-staffing model guides HPOG participants along career pathways in King County, Washington. Health Workforce for the Future (HWF) Project serves the diverse population of Seattle and surrounding King County. HWF helps program participants maneuver complex healthcare career pathways. Support services ensure that every participant excels, but every person has different needs. HWF uses a team of Navigators to provide that support. The design of the program evolved with this in mind.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Missouri Department of Social Services, Training and Supportive Services, Recruitment

    Published: April 11, 2019
    St. Louis residents have the opportunity to enter a career in the healthcare field. This is thanks to the Missouri Healthcare Industry Training and Education (HITE) program. The program helps low-income individuals improve self-sufficiency by offering healthcare training and support. To reach higher enrollment and post-training employment objectives, HITE enlisted the help of a few partners.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Montefiore Medical Center, Training and Supportive Services, Partnerships

    Published: March 29, 2019
    Living in the poorest county in New York State, residents of the Bronx in New York City face significant challenges. In 2017, the Bronx was deemed the unhealthiest county in the state for the eighth year in a row. Unemployment rates are almost 50 percent higher than state average. Almost half of the children in the borough live in poverty. Montefiore Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program is fighting these statistics by building healthier neighborhoods through a commitment to community health. The program creates opportunities for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals by offering workforce skills development in the healthcare field.