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The Alamo Colleges District Health Profession Opportunity Grant (ACD-HPOG) Visit disclaimer page program provides healthcare training to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals in the San Antonio area. Their goal is to lead participants on a path to financial self-sufficiency.

Health Careers Northwest Visit disclaimer page at Worksystems, Inc. found their program makes meaningful change and directly impacts the households served by the Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program.

With the second round of Health Profession Opportunity Grants coming to a close, the GoodCare Career Pathways Program Visit disclaimer page began looking for alternative training options. Facilitated by Goodwill Industries of the Valleys, GoodCare uses a three-part behavioral change model designed to integrate supportive, educational, and workplace services in healthcare training. GoodCare also provides the environment and encouragement needed to succeed in their three occupation healthcare tracks: nursing, health information, and healthcare support. Limited time and funding in the last year of the Health Profession Opportunity Grants does not allow for the usual training programs or approach to services in these tracks. Ever adaptable to participant needs, GoodCare set out to build a new training that fit.

The Health Education Laddering Program (HELP) Visit disclaimer page at Central Community College (CCC) is no stranger to growth. Along with project partners Southeast Community College, Northeast Community College, and Mid-Plains Community College, CCC engages TANF recipients and other low-income individuals in healthcare education and training. The ultimate goal is to place them on a career pathway to healthcare occupations that pay well and are in high demand. Through scaling up their strategies and interventions over time, Project HELP has gone from one college serving a 14,000-square­mile, 25-county service area to four colleges serving a 60,382-square-mile, 77-county service area.

The Cook Inlet Tribal Council Health Profession Opportunity Grants (CITC HPOG) Visit disclaimer page program provides healthcare training to tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients, with a focus on Alaska Natives and American Indians. Their goal is to provide training and supportive services to individuals in the Cook Inlet region of Alaska, putting them on a career pathway to employment and financial self-sufficiency.

The Partnership to STEP UP in Health Careers (STEP-UP) Visit disclaimer page program at Chicago State University (CSU) provides healthcare training and career laddering for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals. They serve participants in the city of Chicago, especially the south side and southern suburbs.

Edmonds College manages Innovations in Creating Access To Healthcare (I-CATCH) Visit disclaimer page . 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 at multiple community college partners, including Whatcom Community College.

Rogue Community College’s Southern Oregon Health Occupations Poverty Elimination (SOHOPE) project prepares Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and other low-income residents for healthcare careers, ranging from nursing assistant and pharmacy technicians to emergency medical technicians. Throughout the program, participants receive support services such as transportation and childcare assistance, academic advising, and job placement support, which help ensure steady progress through training.

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 Allied Health Career Pipeline Program Visit disclaimer page at Hostos Community College provides services to low-income residents of the South Bronx. This program issues comprehensive healthcare occupational training, and support services, with the end goal of securing job placement.