Project HOPEVisit 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.
Professional Healthcare Opportunities Careers And Support (PHOCAS) 2.0Visit 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 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 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.
Collaborative partnerships between Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) programs and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) agencies build a foundation for empowerment and self-sufficiency through healthcare training and individualized support services.
Uriah Keith faced many challenges growing up in Anchorage, Alaska. With his young son in mind, he decided to change his life for the better. After receiving recovery assistance from Cook Inlet Tribal Council (CITC), and with the support and training provided by their HPOG program, he is giving back to community members and enjoying a life of success and well-being.
This success story video features Stephanie Salinas, who is an example of how HPOG can take the aspirations and experiences of participants and help turn them into achievement. Stephanie's involvement with Alamo Colleges HPOG in San Antonio, TX helped her persevere to overcome personal and professional difficulties. Her success story is an example of a carefully constructed and collective effort.