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  • HPOG Promising Practice: Buffalo and Erie Workforce Development Consortium, Workforce Skills

    Published: July 27, 2018
    The Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium Inc.’s HPOG Buffalo program offers training for high-demand healthcare occupations to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and low-income adults.
  • Healthcare Career Training Infographic

    Published: July 24, 2018
    Our latest infographic features labor market information from the Occupational Employment Statistics program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and key findings from the Final Report:  National Implementation Evaluation of the First Round Health Profession Opportunity Grants.  It highlights how HPOG programs are meeting labor market needs and employer demands, as well as moving participants up a career pathway.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Kansas Department of Commerce, Partnership and Recruitment

    Published: July 16, 2018
    Kansas Health Profession Opportunity Project (KHPOP) provides training in the healthcare field to eligible low-income residents and those receiving benefits such as Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) throughout the state.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: San Jacinto College, Partnerships and Career Pathways

    Published: June 29, 2018
    The HPOG-funded Health Career Pathways Partnership Grant (HCPP) provides tuition-free training to qualified low-income individuals in four main health occupation fields: Patient Care Technology, Pharmacy Technology, Medical Office Professional, and Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Edmonds CC, Partnerships

    Published: June 22, 2018
    Edmonds Community College’s Innovations in Creating Access to Careers in Healthcare (I-CATCH) program provides healthcare training for individuals aiming to achieve income independence through well-paying, high-demand careers in the healthcare industry.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: CCCC, Partnerships

    Published: June 15, 2018
    Since its start, the Next Steps II Project (Next Steps) has placed a high value on employer engagement. The HPOG-funded program develops and maintains strong local partnerships. These employer partnerships allow Next Steps to prepare high-quality healthcare workers with the necessary skills to best serve their community.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: CCAC, Partnerships and Recruitment

    Published: June 7, 2018
    The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) in Pennsylvania works to connect low-income individuals and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients with one of its many healthcare training programs. The Pathway to Success in Healthcare Grant (PSH) program allows CCAC to extend its outreach to people and places often overlooked.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: VOATX, Partnerships

    Published: June 1, 2018
    Volunteers of America Texas HPOG Program (VOATX) helps inspire HPOG participants to see their own potential. The program provides opportunities for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income persons in Houston, Texas, to get education, vocational training, and living wage employment in high-demand positions in the healthcare industry.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: GPTCHB, Partnership and Workforce Skills

    Published: May 25, 2018
    The Great Plains region faces a shortage of workers in many healthcare professions. The Pathways to Healthcare Professions (PHP) Program, funded by the Health Professions Opportunity Grant (HPOG), seeks to fill these positions. They provide education and training to low-income individuals.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Hostos, Workforce Skills

    Published: May 21, 2018
    The Allied Health Career Pipeline Program (Pipeline Program) Career Services team learned that many students who completed the program were not reporting their job placement. It seemed this oversight was, in part, due to difficulties adjusting to their new schedules.