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 receiving TANF 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 Employment First - Rio Blanco County Department of Social ServicesIncreases employment for food stamp participants through support, referrals, accountability, and community work. Designed to ensure that all able-bodied food stamp participants are engaged in activities that will improve their lives. Rio Blanco CountyRio Blanco County Department of Social ServicesRio Blanco County Department of Social Services
    Colorado Works - Phillips County - Department of Social ServicesServes low-income families with children by providing income assistance and supportive services to help participants become and remain self-sufficient. It is federally funded with TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) dollars, which requires participation in work related activities.Phillips CountyPhillips County - Department of Social ServicesPhillips County - Department of Social Services
    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 ServicesPueblo County Social Services
    Colorado Works - Yuma County - Department of Social ServicesTemporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is the Federal name for the program that is known in Colorado as Colorado Works. Colorado Works, or TANF, provides temporary financial assistance to households with children. Financial payments vary according to the size of the family and the income of the parents.Yuma CountyYuma County - Department of Social ServicesYuma County - Department of Social Services
    Employment First Program - Montrose CountyThe Employment First Program is for individuals applying / receiving Food Assistance benefits who are unemployed or under-employed (less than 30 hours a week) Montrose County1845 S. Townsend Avenue, Montrose - Montrose County Public HealthMontrose County Health and 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 Social ServicesPueblo County Social Services
    Financial Services - Eagle County Department of Human ServicesFinancial services for those who are eligible. Financial Assistance Programs: - Colorado WORKS (TANF): FInancial assistance for families who are pregnant or have dependent children in the home - Old Age Pension (OAP): Cash benefits for adults over age 60 whose income is below the state's standard. - Aid to the Needy Disabled (AND: Financial assistance to those age 18-59 who have applied for Social Security Insurance (SSI) benefits. - Aid to the Blind (AB): Financial assistance for adults who are legally blind and who do not receive Social Security Insurance (SSI). - Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP): Winter heat assistance program for qualifying households. Program only available November 1 through April 30. No application available until that time. Call Western Colorado 2-1-1 (dial 211) to have an application mailed to you during the LEAP season Eagle County HS Office Locations: Avon 100 W. Beaver Creek Blvd. #107 PO Box 3419 Avon, CO 81620 970-328-7026 Eagle 551 Broadway PO Box 660 Eagle, CO 81631 970-328-8840 El Jebel 0020 Eagle County Drive, Suite E El Jebel, CO 81623 970-328-9586Eagle CountyEagle County Department of Human ServicesEagle County Department of Human Services
    Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) Washington County / Department of Social ServicesTemporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is the Federal name for the program that is known in Colorado as Colorado Works. Family with support Colorado Works, or TANF, provides temporary financial assistance to households with children. Financial payments vary according to the size of the family and the income of the parents. Washington CountyWashington County - Department of Social ServicesWashington County - Department of Social 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 Rd., Grand Junction - Mesa County Workforce CenterColorado Department of Labor and Employment

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