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Project HOPE Visit disclaimer page at the South Carolina Department of Social Services takes a unique approach to helping their participants. There are two critical elements to their program: Boot Camp and job placement. Located in Columbia, SC, the program provides education and training in healthcare to low-income individuals and guides them into well-paying healthcare jobs.

Volunteers of America Texas Health Profession Opportunity Grant (VOATX HPOG) Visit disclaimer page does not just open the door to employment for its participants; it gives them the keys. VOATX HPOG provides opportunities for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income persons in Houston and Conroe, Texas. It helps them obtain education, vocational training, and living wage employment in high-demand positions in the healthcare industry.

Professional Healthcare Opportunities Careers And Support (PHOCAS) 2.0 Visit disclaimer page at Workforce Development Board SDA-83 serves Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and the underserved across eleven counties in Northeast Louisiana. PHOCAS provides training for careers in the high-growth and high-demand healthcare sector. With the support of PHOCAS, participants overcome barriers and basic skills deficiencies to train for a career in healthcare.

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 Future Visit 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.

Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Buffalo Visit 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.

The Rochester Health Professions Opportunity Grant (ROC-HPOG) program at Action for a Better Community Inc. Visit disclaimer page is different from other HPOG programs. Located in Rochester, NY, the program is made up of partnering community organizations and educational institutes. This setup enables ROC-HPOG to host program information sessions and provide support services at multiple healthcare trainings locations throughout Monroe County. The program was designed this way so community agencies could recruit program participants, guide recruits to the appropriate training partner, and, eventually, employment.

The newest video from HPOG features HPOG partners in Buffalo, NY that demonstrate the impact thoughtful investment by HPOG instructors has on participant success. HPOG instructors are more than just teachers. They are industry veterans helping students in and out of the classroom by offering additional tutoring, communicating student needs with HPOG case managers, and supporting post-certification education and employment.