NEW: $1.5 Million Awarded for Veterans Job Training in MAEdit
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Homeless veterans in Massachusetts will have greater access to civilian job training thanks to $1.5 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Labor. Five organizations across the state will receive over $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide homeless veterans in Massachusetts the job training to help them succeed in civilian careers. The funding, awarded through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, will go toward assisting homeless veterans with reintegration into the workforce. Under these grants, homeless veterans may receive occupational, classroom and on-the-job training, as well as job search and placement assistance, including follow-up services.
Veterans Inc., 69 Grove Street, will receive $525,000 to assist with its ongoing job training programs.