PERU — A Miami County module that helps find use for people confronting bonds for unwell to make child-support payments has been awarded a $10,000 grant.
The Miami County Community Foundation awarded a impact extend to United Way of Miami County for a Miami County Works program. The module is giveaway to a open and was shaped to assistance revoke use barriers for residents.
Some participants are court-appointed to a module to yield a second possibility during employment. This event affords them approximately 12 some-more weeks to benefit financial fortitude before confronting bonds for unwell to compensate child support.
The Miami County Works module consists of a two-hour course. The initial hour focuses on execution of use applications, resume writing, suitable talk attire, identifying veteran skills and use interviews.
The second hour of a march allows participants to use a Peru WorkOne mechanism lab to request for employment. Also during a second hour, an employment-program coordinator meets with participants away to plead use barriers and to support in anticipating ways and resources to overcome those barriers.
Before a end of a course, participants learn about other WorkOne resources and opportunities. Follow-up appointments with both WorkOne and a Miami County Works Program coordinator assistance safeguard that participants are means to benefit employment.
“Our grants cabinet was happy to be means to endowment an impact extend to a Miami County Works program,” pronounced MCCF Director of Development Connie Cutler. “United Way of Miami County is doing good work to assistance boost a county’s use rate and to mangle a cycle of generational poverty.”
The Miami County Community Foundation is an associate of a Northern Indiana Community Foundation. The goal of a Community Foundation is to urge a peculiarity of lives in a internal communities.