|Study Site and Grantee/Host Agency
||Name of the Program
||Distinctive Program Features
|Boston. Office of Jobs and Community Service in Economic Development and Industrialization Corp.
||Partnerships between employers (commitment to hire) and nonprofit organizations (6-8 week pre-employment, case management, and post-employment support)
||$11.3 million (Formula Grant FY1998, FY1999)
|Chicago. Mayor's Office of Workforce Devel.
||26 separate subgrantee agencies, each with unique programs
||$60 million (Formula Grant FY1998, FY1999; Competitive Grants Round 1 & 2)
|Fort Worth. Tarrant County Workforce Devel. Board (a.k.a. Work Advantage)
||10 separate subgrantee agencies, each with unique rapid work attachment programs
||$7.2 million (Formula Grant FY1998, FY1999; Competitive Grant Round 2)
|Southeastern Indiana (19- county area). River Valley Resources, Inc.
||19 rural counties served by RVR branches providing intensive case management, job placement, and subsidized jobs
||$7 million (Formula Grant FY1998, FY1999; (Competitive Grant Round 1)
|Milwaukee. Wisconsin Dept. of Corrections, Div. of Community Corrections, Reg. 3 Milwaukee County
||Nontraditional Opportunities for Work (NOW) Program
||DOC-NOW arranges for noncustodial fathers on probation or parole to receive employment and job retention services through state W-2 (TANF and workforce development) agencies
||$2 million (state 15% Formula Funds; DOC Funds)
|Nashville. Nashville Career Advancement Center
||Nashville Works/ Pathways Program
||Structured monthly peer support and individualized employability plans, intensive case management, and problem-solving
||$4.2 million (Competitive Grant Round 2)
|Philadelphia. Transitional Work Corporation
||Two weeks of job readiness class, then 6 months of paid community service job, then placement in regular job.
||$22.4 million (Formula Grant FY1998, FY1999;Competitive Grant; state 15% Formula Funds; & Pew Charitable Trust Grant)
|Phoenix. City of Phoenix Human Services Dept., Employment and Training Div.
||Employment and Respect Now (EARN) Alliance
||Three weeks of pre-employment preparation, then job placement and retention support
||$5.95 million (Competitive Grant, Formula Grant FY1998)
|West Virginia (29-county area). Human Resources Development Foundation
||Comprehensive Employment Program
||Four-week job readiness workshop, then graduated-stress supported work experience for 6 months, with skills training when possible; job placement and wage supplement
||$4.9 million (Competitive Grant Round 2)
|Yakima WA. Tri-County Workforce Development Council (formerly Tri-Valley PIC)
||Individualized case management, job search assistance, job placement, subsidized work, supportive services; and separate program for noncustodial parents owing child support
||$6.4 million (Formula Grant FY1998, FY1999 Formula Funds; State 15% Formula Funds)
|Baltimore County, MD; St. Lucie, FL; Long Beach, CA. Johns Hopkins University, Institute for Policy Studies, SCANS2000
||Career Transcript System (CTS)
||Workplace liaisons through community colleges work with employed individuals and their employers to promote retention and career advancement
||$5 million for 8 sites, 3 of which are in the evaluation (multi-site Competitive Grant Round 2)
|Source: Review of grantee applications and information as reported by program administrators during research site visits in 1999, 2000, and 2001.