Goodwill Industries of the Valleys operates the GoodCare Career Pathways ProgramVisit disclaimer page . This program provides training to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, setting participants on a career pathway in the healthcare field.
Central Community College’s Health Profession Opportunity Grant, the Project Health Education Laddering Program (H.E.L.P)Visit disclaimer page is open to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals in Nebraska. They provide training opportunities with the ultimate goal of placing participants on a career path for healthcare jobs.
Montefiore Medical Center’s Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program provides participants with healthcare training, employment placement, and support services in the boroughs of the Bronx and Manhattan, as well as Westchester County. Their goal is to advance careers in the healthcare field. Montefiore’s extensive partner network ensures long-term career opportunities for their participants.
The Health Careers Advancement Project (Health CAP)Visit disclaimer page at Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board, Inc. provides opportunities for temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals to obtain occupational training in the high-demand field of healthcare. Health CAP uses a case management model proven to deliver coordinated, integrated services to help participants achieve self-sufficiency.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients in Texas face a challenge when it comes to training and education. Under the state’s work-first service model, parents are required to work a minimum of 30 to 40 hours a week to receive TANF benefits. This forces them to choose between work and school. Through thoughtful planning with community partners, Alamo Colleges District’s Alamo Health Profession Opportunity Grant (Alamo HPOG) program found a way to offer full-time training to TANF recipients without fear of losing their benefits.
The Upstate Partnership for Healthcare Pathways (UPHP)Visit disclaimer page at Schenectady County Community College wants to lift the weight of testing anxiety from the shoulders of their nursing students. In 2018, the ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) exam became required for all applicants to the nursing program. This overwhelmed many UPHP participants who were now performing poorly on their first test attempts. UPHP knew they needed to provide students with the resources and time it takes to prepare for the TEAS.
The Workforce Development Council (WDC) of Seattle-King County has been serving the city of Seattle and surrounding King County, WA for ten years with the Health Workforce for the FutureVisit disclaimer page (HWF) program funded by Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG). HWF supports progress toward economic self-sufficiency for low-income individuals through low-cost healthcare training. HWF medical assistant (MA) apprenticeship program not only shapes the lives of its participants, but the way the state of Washington implements training programs.
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board (GPTCHB) implements the Great Plains Pathways to Healthcare Professions (PHP)Visit disclaimer page program in a cross-section of urban sites, rural areas, and reservations across South Dakota and Nebraska. PHP provides support services for recipients to obtain basic skills education as well as credentials recognized by the local healthcare industry.
Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) BuffaloVisit disclaimer page at Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium knows an investment in their clients is an investment in the future of upstate New York. HPOG Buffalo prepares participants for employment in healthcare jobs offering advancement opportunities through career pathways. They accomplish this through wrap-around support services provided by the program and a strong network of community partners. This collaboration allows for the delivery of results-oriented services to temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) recipients and low-income adults.