WORK FIRST PROGRAM
CAP putting people to work
CAP launched it’s Work First program in [insert year], to assist TANF clients who live in the Cook County area gain the necessary skill sets to obtain meaningful employment. This program, funded by the Department of Human Services, utilizes a comprehensive approach to help clients to overcome barriers that could prevent them from retaining long term employment.
Work first services
An assignment to a Work First work site, to gain employment skills.
Education (GED, Adult Basic Education, and English as a second language skills)
Job readiness training (punctuality and attendance, making child care plans, assessing transportation needs, etc)
Job skills training (computer skills, customer service, etc)
Job retention services (job counseling, financial budgeting, and conflict resolution)
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