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PROGRAM
JTPA TITLE IIA 5% PROGRAMS (OLDER WORKER PROGRAMS)
PROGRAM INFORMATION
POPULATION SERVED: Adults
SERVICES PROVIDED: On-the-job training and internships, job search, counseling, wage subsidy, stipend, pre-vocational skills training, literacy and English as a Second Language instruction, employability skills instruction, life skills instruction, transportation, and assessment
ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY: Department of Labor
ELIGIBLE SERVICE PROVIDERS: The 33 service delivery areas and the State Office for the Aging, who may subcontract to providers of employment and training services including community-based organizations (CBOs) and local education agencies (LEAs)
SOURCE OF FUNDING: Federal
AUTHORIZATION: Federal Statute: Job Training Partnership Act, Title II Part A, 204 (d) (Public Law 97-300)
DESCRIPTION: Provides services for economically disadvantaged older workers.
PROGRAM DATA
FISCAL YEAR: 1996
(1996-97)
1997
(1997-98)
1998
(1998-99)
1999
(1999-00)
2000
(2000-01)
APPROPRIATIONS($): 3,183,501 3,414,829 3,959,878 4,388,626 *
NUMBER ENROLLED: 924 1,096 1,216 1,269
OUTCOME DATA: 570 terminated; 319 entered employment; 19 gained employability enhancement 665 terminated; 414 entered employment; 14 gained employability enhancement 694 terminated; 437 entered employment; 47 gained employability enhancement 782 terminated; 478 entered employment; 16 gained employability enhancement
CONTACT
NAME/AGENCY: MARGARET M. MOREE, Department of Labor
PHONE NUMBER: 518-457-0380

* Program ended PY 1999 and replaced by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)-Adult Program; effective 7/1/2000.