Bridge 2009-2010

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Bridge 2009-2010

Appropriation Level: $8,503,000

The Bridge Program, which operates in conjunction with the State University of New York’s (SUNY) University Center for Academic and Workforce Development, provides 31 local social services districts with employment preparation services specifically designed to provide Family Assistance (FA) and other TANF eligible families with the skills and supports necessary to obtain employment. Bridge programs are operated at selected Educational Opportunity Centers, community colleges, a State University College, and community-based organization. Another program is run directly by SUNY personnel in a local shopping mall. Activities include job readiness/job search activities, academic services, and short-term skills training. The following participant outcome goals are established for each site:

  • Enrollment
  • Job Entry
  • 90 Day Job Retention
Program Funding Detail
Program Funding State Fiscal Year Cycle
Bridge 09-10 $7,533,829 SFY 2009-10 9/1/09-8/31/10
Bridge 10-11 $534,323 SFY 2009-10 9/1/10-8/31/11
Bridge 12-13 $434,848 SFY 2009-10 4/1/12-3/31/13
Total $8,503,000    

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