Welfare to Work Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: ND-6500.9500

    Programs operated by state agencies or local jurisdictions that offer employment training and supportive services (such as child care, transportation costs, ancillary expenses and personal counseling) for people who are receiving public assistance through the TANF program in an effort to help them become self-supporting. Private organizations, often under contract with a public agency, may be involved in both the provision of training and on-the-job work experience (including volunteering in nonprofit agencies). Public assistance recipients are required to participate in designated program activities a minimum number of hours per week in order to receive their monthly income support payment and supplemental payments for support services.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adult Career Development Program - Goodwill Industries of DenverProvides job skills training and career path development for individuals to secure employment or long-term benefits. Through career classes, job assessments, job training programs, job placement, and individual support, Goodwill’s job counselors help individuals explore what motivates them and their career interests.Denver CountyGoodwill Industries of DenverGoodwill Industries of Denver
    Colorado Works (TANF) - Pueblo County Social ServicesColorado Works (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) provides financial and employment support to low-income families. Assistance and services provided may include child care, cash payments, transportation, counseling, help finding employment, and other services.Pueblo CountyAdult Services - Main office - Pueblo County Human ServicesPueblo County Human Services
    Family Service Center - Pueblo County Social ServicesProvides the following assistance programs: - Medicaid for families with dependent children OR for pregnant women. - Colorado Works Cash Assistance Program. - Food Assistance Program - Colorado Child Care Assistance Program Pueblo CountyFamily Service Center - Pueblo County Human ServicesPueblo County Human Services
    Temporary Financial Assistance for Families (Washington County) - Department of Human ServicesProvides program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is the Federal name for the program that is known in Colorado as Colorado Works. Provides temporary financial assistance to households with children. Financial payments vary according to the size of the family and the income of the parents. Assists individuals in becoming self-sufficient and return to the work force as soon as possible. Works alongside Employment Services and other community agencies provide immediate employment, training, and other support opportunities to individuals applying for or receiving TANF benefits. Washington CountyWashington County - Department of Human ServicesWashington County Department of Human Services
    Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) - Mesa County Workforce CenterThe Career Development Program, also referred to as the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Career Development Program is to provide services that prepare individuals for full time, self-sufficient employment. BASIC SERVICES INCLUDE: - Resume Assistance - Job Search Tips - Interviewing Preparation - Information on Community Resources and Programs - Labor Market Information - Specialized assessment of skill levels and interest - Individual Employment Plan case management INDIVIDUALIZED CAREER AND TRAINING SERVICES INCLUDE(program eligibility required): - Support Services to obtain or maintain employment - Short-term Pre-vocational Services - Occupational Skills Training - On-The-Job Training (OJT) - Paid Work ExperienceMesa County512 29 1/2 RDColorado Department of Labor and Employment

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