U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) - Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
Grants to USA state, tribal, and outlying area governments for disaster relief employment and training services related to the opioid crisis. Applicants must complete initial registrations before applying. Funding is intended to create disaster-relief employment 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.
Disaster Recovery DWGs will create temporary employment opportunities aimed at alleviating humanitarian and other needs created by the opioid crisis. Grantees also may use these funds to provide services to reintegrate into the workforce eligible participants affected by the crisis and train individuals to work in mental health treatment, addiction treatment and pain management.
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 builds the skilled workforce in professions that could impact the causes and treatment Of the opioid crisis: addiction treatment, mental health, and pain management;
- Ensure the timely delivery of appropriate, necessary career, training, and support activities to dislocated workers (including displaced homemakers), individuals temporarily or permanently laid off due to the opi0id crisis, long-term unemployed individuals, and self-employed individuals who are unemployed or significantly underemployed as a result of the opioid public health emergency—including individuals in these populations who have been impacted by opi0id use, to promote successful reemployment; and
- Create temporary disaster-relief employment that addresses the unique impacts of the opioid crisis in affected communities.
Eligible Participants. Individuals eligible to receive services through a Disaster Recovery DWG must bc one Of the following:
- A dislocated worker,
- An individual temporarily or permanently laid off as a consequence of the disaster or
- A long-term unemployed individual; or
- A self-employed individual who became unemployed or significantly underemployed as a result Of the emergency or disaster.
Grantees may provide the following services so long as they comply with the requirements set out for these services in WIOA:
- Career Services
- Training Services and Work-Based Training Models
- Supportive Services
- Disaster Relief Employment
For details on each of these services, see: https://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/attach/TEGL/TEGL_4-18.pdf#page=5
GrantWatch ID#: 185398
Expected Number of Awards: 50
Award Ceiling: $100,000,000
Award Floor: $0
The period of performance for Disaster Recovery DWGs is two years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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