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  • HPOG Promising Practice: Buffalo and Erie Workforce Development Consortium, Partnership–Employment Strategies

    Published: September 11, 2019
    Now in its third program year, HPOG Buffalo experienced difficulty recruiting Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training candidates. After reaching out to several employer partners in search of collaborative opportunities, HPOG Buffalo discovered a way to enhance their service offering and attract more CNA candidates.
  • TANF and MOE Spending and Transfers by Activity, FY 2018 (Contains National & State Pie Charts)

    Published: September 11, 2019
    The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) has posted tables and pie charts for the 50 states and the District of Columbia showing the distribution of TANF and MOE spending on basic assistance, work, education, & training activities, child care, and other activities in FY 2018.
  • TANF Financial Data - FY 2018

    Published: September 6, 2019
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Zepf Center, Education, Training, and Support Services

    Published: September 5, 2019
    The Northwest Ohio Pathway to Healthcare Careers (NOPHC) program empowers low-income individuals to obtain education and training needed for the healthcare field. NOPHC training and support is administered by NetWORK, a workforce division of Toledo’s Zepf Center.
  • Characteristics and Financial Circumstances of TANF Recipients, Fiscal Year 2018

    Published: August 26, 2019
    These tables provide demographic data on the age, gender, and race/ethnicity of adults and children in TANF and Separate State Program (SSP)-Maintenance-of-Effort (MOE) active families and closed cases, as well as data on the financial circumstances of TANF cash assistance recipients.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Partnership – Education, Training, and Support Services

    Published: August 23, 2019
    To boost class attendance and completion, the Work Attributes Toward Careers in Health (WATCH) Project provides tailored, whole family assistance to parents striving to achieve their health education goals. With funding from a Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG), the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) is using a national model to overcome family obstacles and increase completion of healthcare career training.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Edmonds Community College, Partnership–Recruitment

    Published: August 20, 2019
    Edmonds Community College in Washington State manages Innovations in Creating Access to Careers in Health (I-CATCH). Funded by Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG), the program makes healthcare training accessible to low-income and underrepresented individuals such as recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). I-CATCH delivers healthcare training through Edmonds Community College, Everett Community College, and Skagit Valley College.
  • HPOG Promising Practice: Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board–Education, Training, and Support Services

    Published: August 12, 2019
    Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) manages the Health Careers Advancement Project (Health CAP), funded by the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program. In 2018, Health CAP developed a strategic relationship with EASTCONN, Eastern Connecticut’s adult education providers to develop and conduct HPOG bootcamps at three Workforce Alliance training sites to increase healthcare training access. Participants complete a two-week employability and work readiness skills course. Included within is a basic skills introduction, contextualized for the healthcare field, to prepare them for entry-level vocational training.
  • HPOG 2.0: Fostering HPOG and TANF Partnerships for Participant Success

    Published: August 7, 2019
    The purpose of this paper is to offer technical assistance to current HPOG grantees and other workforce development projects that serve customers receiving TANF benefits. This paper provides tips on creating and maintaining successful partnerships with TANF agencies and other organizations that serve the same customers as the HPOG grants.
  • HPOG Whole Family Approach Infographic

    Published: August 7, 2019
    The Whole Family Approach allows HPOG grantees to support current and future generations of parents, caregivers, and children on the path to economic mobility by aligning child-focused and adult-focused services.