This post includes three Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs: Dislocated Worker Program, Adult Activities Program, and the Youth Activities Program. There is express language for legal services. The 2016 final rule includes language identifying legal aid among the supportive services considered “necessary to enable an individual to participate” in workforce activities.
DOL – Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program, Incarcerated Veterans’ Transition Program , and the Homeless Female Veterans’ and Veterans’ with Families Program (2020)
This program will provide services to reintegrate homeless veterans into the labor force by placing them into family-sustaining employment and to stimulate the development of effective service delivery systems that will address the complex problems facing homeless veterans. Legal aid is eligible to subgrant.
The Correctional Adult Reentry Education, Employment, and Recidivism Strategies (CAREERRS) Program, a Second Chance Act program, is designed to help communities establish education, vocation, and job training programs in their correctional systems that address employment challenges facing incarcerated youth and adults re-entering those communities and the workforce.
“The purpose of this program is to implement evidence-based programs to support individuals in substance use disorder treatment and recovery to live independently and participate in the workforce.”
This program’s goal is to implement innovative approaches for addressing the workforce and economic impacts on local communities impacted by opioid and substance use, including engaging with community partners. There is express language for legal services.
Applications Due: October 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET This program is designed to assist residents of public and Indian housing make progress towards economic self-sufficiency (defined as “an individual’s ability to support their household by maintaining financial, housing, and… Read More ›
Applications Due: October 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET This program is designed to assist state, local, and tribal governments enter into outcomes-based contracts to reduce recidivism and homelessness (as measured through the number of nights housed in permanent supportive… Read More ›
Applications Due: October 1, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET Jobs-Plus is designed to increase earnings and advance employment outcomes for residents in public housing. Jobs Plus funds projects that increase work readiness and assist with employer linkages, job placement, educational… Read More ›
DOL – Re-Employment Support and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic, RESTORE Grant Program (2019)
Applications Due: August 23, 2019 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Eligible applicants will directly address the employment needs of women affected by the opioid crisis and combat its impact in some of the hardest hit areas of the country. Applicants… Read More ›
DOL – Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program, Incarcerated Veterans’ Transition Program , and the Homeless Female Veterans’ and Veterans’ with Families Program (2019)
Applications Due: April 26, 2019, 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Description: This funding solicitation is seeking grantees that will assist in providing services to reintegrate homeless veterans into the labor force by placing them into meaningful employment and to stimulate the… Read More ›