U.S. Department of Labor: Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program, Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program and the Homeless Female Veterans’ and Homeless Veterans’ with Families ProgramDeadline: March 31, 2017
The Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP), Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP), and the Homeless Female Veterans’ and Homeless Veterans’ with Families Program (HFVVWF) (together referred to as HVRP) work to conduct programs to provide job training, counseling, placement, and related services to expedite the reintegration of homeless and incarcerated veterans into the labor force. Applicants are encouraged to design programs that address the employment challenges faced by eligible veterans in consultation with industry, employers, and employer associations to identify the skills needed for in-demand jobs and careers. Applications selected for funding will demonstrate the following:
- A need for the program using current statistical evidence, including the numbers and characteristics of the eligible veterans who are homeless in the proposed service area
- Ability to develop and execute strategies with attainable goals for job-driven training based on labor market information and evidence-based practices
- Ability to collaborate and coordinate with organizations to ensure that local, state, and federal resources are used effectively and efficiently to expedite the reintegration of eligible veterans into the labor force
- Ability to deliver or connect participants to effective job training, counseling, and other wraparound services, such as the provision of housing and needed health services as means for expediting the reintegration of eligible veterans into the labor force
- Ability to provide services tailored to the needs of female homeless veterans and homeless veterans with families
- Ability to provide services tailored to the needs of incarcerated or recently incarcerated veterans who are at risk of homelessness
Amount: Approximately $12,000,000 is available to award grants ranging up to $500,000.
Eligibility: State government; county government; city or township government; special district government; regional organization; U.S. territory or possession; public/state controlled Institution of Higher Education; private Institution of Higher Education; Indian/Native American tribal government (federally recognized); Indian/Native American tribal government (other than federally recognized); Indian/Native American tribally designated organization; public and Indian housing; nonprofit organization with IRS 501(c)(3) status; for profit/commercial entities; State and Local Workforce Development Boards (SWDBs/LWDBs) established under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA); and other state and local government agencies.