The Evaluation of the Tribal Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Initial Implementation Findings. Education, Training, and Employment Services

01/29/2005

Services designed to address skill deficiencies and upgrade the long-term employability of program participants are central to the assistance offered by each tribal WtW program. Employment services (such as job readiness training and job placement assistance) are primarily designed to help participants make the transition from welfare to full-time, unsubsidized employment. Under WtW, emphasis is placed on moving participants into jobs as quickly as possible. The following section highlights and compares approaches to employment and training that tribal sites use.