Grant: $488,646,876 - Department of Labor - Feb. 17, 2009
14% voted satisfied - 86% voted not satisfied - 21 vote(s) cast
Award Description: WIA Dislocated Worker Grants provide a variety of work-related employment and training services, including job training opportunities to laid-off individuals to support their re-entry into the job market. WIA Adult Grants provide a variety of work-related employment and training services including job opportunities to unemployed adults to support their entry or re-entry into the job market. The Youth Grants provide employment related services and high quality work experience, including an expanded summer youth work experience component, to youth ages 14-24 to prepare them for the workplace. WIA Dislocated Worker funding: $221,906,888.00, CFDA 17.260; WIA Youth funding: $186,622,034.00, CFDA 17.259; and WIA Adult funding: $80,117,954.00, CFDA 17.258.
Project Description: These funds provide employment services and work readiness and occupational skills training for unemployed adults and youth. Job seekers visiting One-Stop Career Centers throughout California may receive assistance with assessment of their labor market skills, information about occupations in demand, and opportunities to improve their skills. Employers may receive assistance matching qualified workers to available jobs; supportive services are available to help employers with layoff aversion or to assist workers facing a layoff due to business relocation, downsizing, or closure. Also, funds have been dedicated to preparing workers for the expanding Green Jobs sector. During the summer months these funds have created temporary employment opportunities for young people 16-24. In addition, these funds are being used to assist at-risk youth improve their opportunities in the labor market through the Governor's Gang Prevention initiatives.
Jobs Summary: Case managers and program support staff to assist unemployed workers assess their labor market skills, understand the jobs of the future and connect with the work readiness and occupational skills training needed to assure success in the jobs of today and tomorrow. Also, these job counts reflect the hiring of youth program counselors and mentors as well as summer job placements between May and September for youth. (Total jobs reported: 12,462)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
This award's data was last updated on Feb. 17, 2009. Help expand these official descriptions using the wiki below.
Funds from this award have been disbursed to sub-grantees. Click here to see a list of sub-grantees.
|County of Stanislaus||$9,942,108||MODESTO||CA|
|County of Tulare||$8,967,011||VISALIA||CA|
|County of Ventura||$7,665,534||VENTURA||CA|
|City of Glendale||$3,096,392||GLENDALE||CA|
|YOLO, COUNTY OF||$2,542,325||WOODLAND||CA|
|San Francisco Community College District Bookstore Auxiliary||$931,087||SAN FRANCISCO||CA|
|City Impact, Inc||$500,000||OXNARD||CA|
|Los Angeles Community College District||$937,890||LOS ANGELES||CA|
|Northern California Teamsters Apprenticeship Training & Education Trust Fund||$450,000||SLOUGHHOUSE||CA|
|Playa Vista Job Opportunities and Business Services||$450,000||LOS ANGELES||CA|
|San Joaquin County Office of Education||$400,000||STOCKTON||CA|
|Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District||$650,606||REDDING||CA|
|San Jose/Evergreen Community College District||$937,873||SAN JOSE||CA|
|Peralta Community College District||$937,511||OAKLAND||CA|
|Hawthorne, City of (inc)||$4,955,703||HAWTHORNE||CA|
|ALAMEDA, COUNTY OF||$7,064,466||OAKLAND||CA|
|ANAHEIM, CITY OF||$3,236,654||ANAHEIM||CA|
|CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (INC)||$6,736,966||CONCORD||CA|
|City of Pasadena||$2,065,094||PASADENA||CA|
|Fresno Area Workforce Investment Corporation||$17,319,672||FRESNO||CA|