AFL-CIO/Workforce Development Institute (WDI) Community College Program 2007-2008
Appropriation Level: $400,000
This program serves TANF eligible individuals who possess physical and/or mental impairments that are preventing their successful participation in employment or employment related activities. The AFL-CIO’s Workforce Development Institute (WDI) has an existing relationship with three community colleges (Hudson Valley Community College, Niagara Community College, and Adirondack Community College), and these locations will use this as the base for serving target group members from the surrounding counties.
The WDI project will work with local DSS’ to identify individuals with disabilities, determine their specific barriers to employment, create an awareness of this program in the communities in which it operates, and establish connections for clients to existing support systems.
Services provided to individuals may include:
- Case Management
- College Preparation
- Financial Literacy
- Remedial Classes
- Vocational Training
|Program||Funding||State Fiscal Year||Cycle|
|AFL-CIO Workforce Development Institute||$400,000||SFY 2007-08||4/01/09-3/31/10|
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