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Employment and Training For America's Homeless: Report on the Job Training for the Homeless Demonstration Project (1994)

Abstract: 
This evaluation report on the Job Training for the Homeless Demonstration Program was prepared pursuant to Section 736 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act. It was transmitted to the President, the Congress, and the Interagency Council on the Homeless on November 12, 1993.

The primary purpose of the demonstration is to provide information and direction for the future of job training for homeless persons. The report covers the results of the program from its inception in September 1988 through April 1992.

The primary purpose of the demonstration is to provide information and direction for the future of job training for homeless persons. The report covers the results of the program from its inception in September 1988 through April 1992.

This report presents the results to date of the Job Training for the Homeless Demonstration Program (JTHDP) and assesses its implications for providing effective employment and training services for homeless persons in the United States. As specified in the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, the evaluation of the demonstration presents data on and includes an assessment of:

the number of homeless individuals served;

the number of homeless individuals placed in jobs;

the average length of training time under the project;

the average training cost under the project; and

the average retention rate of placements of homeless individuals after training. [Click Here] to View the Complete Report Report in .PDF

 

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