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The Northwest Ohio Pathway to Healthcare Careers (NOPHC) Visit disclaimer page program is focused on empowering Lucas County, Ohio residents by providing healthcare training to Temporary Assistance for Needy Family (TANF) recipients, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients, and other low-income individuals.

Health Careers NW (HCNW) Visit disclaimer page provides healthcare training and job search assistance to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients, and individuals covered under Medicaid through the Oregon Health Plan.

The Health CareeRx Academy Visit disclaimer page program at The Workplace provides healthcare training for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals. Their goal is to serve Fairfield county and a portion of New Haven county, Connecticut, working to help participants find healthcare careers.

The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County’s Healthcare Workforce for the Future (HWF) Visit disclaimer page project trains and helps Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income individuals find careers in healthcare professions. The program also provides participants with case management, academic advising, and support services such as childcare, transportation, and emergency assistance.

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.

Health Professions Opportunity Grants Buffalo Visit disclaimer page at the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium prepares individuals for employment in healthcare jobs offering advancement opportunities along a career ladder. Over the five years of the grant, HPOG Buffalo lost contact with many participants after they completed a healthcare training. Staff phone calls and emails to reach out to past participants went unanswered. HPOG Buffalo was ready to try something new.

The Northwest Ohio Pathway to Healthcare Careers (NOPHC) Visit disclaimer page Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) program at Zepf Center focuses on helping low-income individuals obtain the education and training needed to pursue a job in the healthcare field. This project also builds upon the community Bridges out of Poverty initiative, which focuses on empowering people to progress out of poverty.

The Southern Oregon Health Occupations Poverty Elimination project (SOHOPE) Visit disclaimer page at Rogue Community College (RCC) opens the door to careers in healthcare for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and low-income individuals in rural Oregon. The program’s success is evident in the large number of SOHOPE students fulfilling course hours needed for medical assistant (CMA) and phlebotomy certifications. RCC created a way to connect employers with these job-ready students.

The Partnership to STEP UP in Health Careers (STEP-UP) Visit disclaimer page program at the Chicago State University focuses on a multi-level approach to career improvement in high demand health professions. The program serves low-income individuals and TANF recipients in Chicago, especially the south side and the southern suburbs.