Administration for Children and Families October 19, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of the Award of a Single-Source Grant to The WorkPlace, Inc., in Bridgeport, CT
Document Number: 2011-27067
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Family Assistance (OFA), Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program announces the award of a single-source grant (cooperative agreement) to The WorkPlace, Inc. a local, non-profit workforce investment board located in Bridgeport, CT. Award funds will support a program to provide education and training to Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) recipients, and other low-income individuals, for occupations in the health care field that pay well and are expected to either experience labor shortages or be in high demand. The city of Bridgeport, CT, faces high levels of unemployment. The WorkPlace, Inc., proposes working with numerous community partners to coordinate referrals, conduct assessments, and provide remedial and life skills training, supportive services, and occupational skills training. If performance by the grantee is deemed satisfactory and funds are available, the grantee may be awarded future funding in the form of annual noncompetitive continuation grants.
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