Michigan Announces Awarding of Statewide Dislocated Worker Grants, Reports Michigan Department of Career Development

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Michigan Department of Career Development

    LANSING, Mich., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of Michigan today
 announced statewide Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker Program Grants
 totaling $15,913,425.  The grants are awarded to the 25 Michigan Works!
 agencies and will focus on providing a comprehensive, timely array of
 retraining and re-employment services tailored to workers' individual needs,
 including long-term job preparation for those workers who have been terminated
 or laid off, or have received notice of termination or layoff, and are
 unlikely to return to their previous industry or occupation.
     "Here in Michigan, we have a mission to provide the information, support,
 and resources to dislocated workers that will enable them to make a successful
 adjustment and quick transition back into the workforce," said Dr. Barbara
 Bolin, Director of the Michigan Department of Career Development.
     Funding for the Dislocated Worker Program is made available by the federal
 Workforce Investment Act administered through the Michigan Department of
 Career Development.
     The Michigan Department of Career Development helps workers find jobs and
 employers recruit and train skilled workers.  To this end, the state's new
 career and training development agency is working with K-12 schools, community
 colleges, and local Workforce Development Boards toward the establishment of a
 comprehensive career development system.  For more information, visit the
 Michigan Department of Career Development's web site at www.MDCD.org .
 
              WIA Title I Dislocated Worker Activities Allocations
 
                Program Year 2001 (July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002)
 
     Michigan                  Dislocated
     Works!                    Worker
     Agency                    Allocations
 
     ACSET                     624,881
     Berrien/Cass/Van Buren    339,216
     Calhoun ISD               309,836
     Capital Area              316,523
     Career Alliance         1,000,963
     Central Area              333,203
     City of Detroit         3,782,180
     Eastern U.P.              404,086
     Kalamazoo-St. Joseph      282,770
     The Job Force             460,689
     Livingston County          79,215
     Macomb/St. Clair        1,110,587
     Muskegon County           312,749
     Northeast                 796,243
     Northwest                 623,751
     Oakland County            980,099
     Ottawa County             196,769
     Region 7B                 594,693
     Saginaw/Midland/Bay       445,117
     South Central             298,287
     SEMCA                   1,369,760
     Thumb Area                391,528
     Washtenaw County          232,243
     West Central              377,966
     Western U.P.              250,071
 
     Total                  15,913,425
 
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SOURCE Michigan Department of Career Development
    LANSING, Mich., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of Michigan today
 announced statewide Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker Program Grants
 totaling $15,913,425.  The grants are awarded to the 25 Michigan Works!
 agencies and will focus on providing a comprehensive, timely array of
 retraining and re-employment services tailored to workers' individual needs,
 including long-term job preparation for those workers who have been terminated
 or laid off, or have received notice of termination or layoff, and are
 unlikely to return to their previous industry or occupation.
     "Here in Michigan, we have a mission to provide the information, support,
 and resources to dislocated workers that will enable them to make a successful
 adjustment and quick transition back into the workforce," said Dr. Barbara
 Bolin, Director of the Michigan Department of Career Development.
     Funding for the Dislocated Worker Program is made available by the federal
 Workforce Investment Act administered through the Michigan Department of
 Career Development.
     The Michigan Department of Career Development helps workers find jobs and
 employers recruit and train skilled workers.  To this end, the state's new
 career and training development agency is working with K-12 schools, community
 colleges, and local Workforce Development Boards toward the establishment of a
 comprehensive career development system.  For more information, visit the
 Michigan Department of Career Development's web site at www.MDCD.org .
 
              WIA Title I Dislocated Worker Activities Allocations
 
                Program Year 2001 (July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002)
 
     Michigan                  Dislocated
     Works!                    Worker
     Agency                    Allocations
 
     ACSET                     624,881
     Berrien/Cass/Van Buren    339,216
     Calhoun ISD               309,836
     Capital Area              316,523
     Career Alliance         1,000,963
     Central Area              333,203
     City of Detroit         3,782,180
     Eastern U.P.              404,086
     Kalamazoo-St. Joseph      282,770
     The Job Force             460,689
     Livingston County          79,215
     Macomb/St. Clair        1,110,587
     Muskegon County           312,749
     Northeast                 796,243
     Northwest                 623,751
     Oakland County            980,099
     Ottawa County             196,769
     Region 7B                 594,693
     Saginaw/Midland/Bay       445,117
     South Central             298,287
     SEMCA                   1,369,760
     Thumb Area                391,528
     Washtenaw County          232,243
     West Central              377,966
     Western U.P.              250,071
 
     Total                  15,913,425
 
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 SOURCE  Michigan Department of Career Development