Gov. Malloy and Delegation Announce Federal Grant to Help Once-Incarcerated Veterans Receive a ‘Second Chance,’ Gain Employment, and Avoid Homelessness
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service has awarded The WorkPlace with a $130,000 grant to provide services that will assist formerly incarcerated veterans considered “at risk” of becoming homeless in finding meaningful employment. The Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program grant focuses on providing job referral and counseling services, and will be used to supplement the Governor’s Second Chance Society goals of ensuring that nonviolent offenders are successfully reintegrated into society and become productive members of Connecticut’s economy.
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