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Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grants to Address the ...

By Employment and Training Administration
Government Grant

$100,000,000

deadline:

01/01/24

Description

The U.S. Department of Labor announces the availability of funding to address the opioid crisis through the Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grants program. The Disaster Recovery DWGs are authorized under Section 170 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The purpose of these grants is to enable eligible applicants to create disaster-relief employment to alleviate the effects of the opioid crisis in affected communities, as well as to provide employment and training activities, including supportive services, to address economic and workforce impacts related to widespread opioid use, addiction, and overdose.While the opioid crisis affects communities in unique ways that necessitate customized approaches to best address its impacts, the Department expects that successful opioid Disaster Recovery DWG projects will accomplish the following: facilitate community partnerships that are central to dealing with this complex public health crisis;provide training that build...

Eligibility

  • Others

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