The Health CareeRx AcademyVisit 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.
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.
With the second round of Health Profession Opportunity Grants coming to a close, the GoodCare Career Pathways ProgramVisit 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.