TANF/WIOA Resource Hub
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These resources include relevant and timely information on TANF and WIOA collaboration strategies and trends.
Through the TANF Works! Series, the Office of Family Assistance seeks to disseminate information about promising practices within the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) field that can be scaled or adapted by other programs. The series includes three components:
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with a statewide community outreach program called New Ventures Maine, is providing entrepreneurship training to TANF participants. Eligible and interested TANF participants enroll in a self-employment program that offers financial coaching, guidance for developing a viable business plan, and ongoing support as they take steps toward a career and economic stability.
This brief is part of the Emerging Practice Series of...
Emerging Practice Series: New York City: Reducing Employment Barriers for TANF Participants with Opioid/Substance Use Barriers
The New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) is helping TANF participants with opioid/substance involvement to obtain and maintain employment. Reflecting the belief that all participants are employable, four New York City providers have combined treatment and work activities to comprehensively address barriers so participants can move into both recovery and self-sufficiency.
This brief is part of the Emerging Practice Series of the Office of Family Assistance’s Integrating...
TANF/WIOA General Information
These resources provide general information on TANF and WIOA, strategies for building collaborations between TANF and workforce agencies, and regulatory and policy guidance.
The Office of Family Assistance held a webinar on “Creating Tribal TANF and WIOA Partnerships to Connect Tribal Families to Employment” on July 20, 2016, from 2:00-3:15 p.m. ET. This webinar provided an opportunity to hear about partnerships between Tribal TANF agencies and local Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) providers. Tribal employment and training agencies often face job placement challenges common to many remote and rural areas – namely, a small pool of employers, few...
These resources provide strategies for TANF and WIOA collaboration on career pathways efforts that connect participants to employment and advancement opportunities.
The Office of Family Assistance’s Career Pathways: Catalog of Toolkits is an online directory of free resources available for planning a Career Pathways initiative. Toolkits in this Catalog provide clear action steps for starting a Career Pathways initiative and help different sectors – education, workforce, human services, industry, and policy – learn to communicate with each other about resources and priorities. This version of the Catalog includes 23 newly identified toolkits that were...
New Perspectives on Practice: A Guide to Measuring Self-Regulation and Goal-Related Outcomes in Employment Programs
These resources include information on WIOA One-Stop operations, including customer service and partnership strategies aimed at providing job seekers with high-quality, comprehensive career and supportive services.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment & Training: A Funding Source for Jobseekers Experiencing Homelessness or Housing Instability
These resources share information on WIOA performance measures and potential strategies for aligning these measures with TANF work requirements.
ETA is excited to announce the launch of a national cohort of states focusing on partnership of WIOA Titles 1 & 3, TANF Employment & Training and SNAP Employment & Training agencies and programs. This is a prestigious opportunity to work with your peers from across the country in an organized setting to tackle the challenges faced by states in leveraging funding and resources and integrating services—and explore models to develop an action plan to help advance your goals. Both...
State Plan Development
These resources provide information and strategies on the development and implementation of WIOA State Plans.
These resources provide information on shared target populations for both TANF and WIOA programs, including youth and participants with multiple barriers to employment.