Programs

 

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training and support services to succeed in the labor market, and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy.

http://www.twc.state.tx.us/programs/workforce-innovation-opportunity-act-wioa-program-0verview 

 

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)/Choices

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides financial help for children and their parents or relatives who are living with them. Monthly cash payments help pay for food, clothing, housing, utilities, furniture, transportation, telephone, laundry, household equipment, medical supplies not paid for by Medicaid and other basic needs. The amount of the TANF payment depends on family size and income.

http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/Help/Financial/Temporary_Assistance.html

 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The SNAP food benefits (used to be called food stamps) helps people with low incomes and resources buy the food they need for good health.

http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/help/Food/FoodStamps/index.html

 

Programs for Youth

Workforce Solutions Middle Rio Grande offers work programs for area youth to gain work experience and training. For more information about upcoming programs, please contact the program operator, Middle Rio Grande Development Council, at  830-876-1202 or email Executive Director Leodoro Martinez Jr. at leodoro.martinez@mrgdc.org