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Work Incentives Grant

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Department of Labor , Employment and Training Administration
CFDA #: 17.266

Purpose of this program:

To support the development of the One-Stop system infrastructure with the objective of achieving model, seamless and comprehensive services for people with disabilities, thereby increasing their employment, retention, earning capacity and occupational skill attainment. The Work Incentive Grant program is consistent with the objectives of the President's New Freedom Initiative, signed on February 1, 2001, to increase employment opportunities and promote the full participation of people with disabilities in all areas of society. Particular areas of emphasis: Improving the One-Stop system for jobseekers with disabilities through implementing strategies for physical, communication and programmatic access to One-Stop services for persons with disabilities, including psychiatric disabilities, and facilitating coordination and collaboration of multiple agencies and providers that impact job seekers with disabilities; Enhancing comprehensive services through implementation of Disability Program Navigator strategies; and Increasing the number of people with disabilities served under WIA and employment outcomes for jobseekers with disabilities, including psychiatric and other hidden disabilities, accessing WIA Title I and Wagner-Peyser programs.