Department of Labor seeks to help homeless job seekers

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The Maryland Department of Labor, in partnership with the Maryland Interagency Council on Homelessness, is accepting proposals to help organizations integrate workforce and housing resources to support job seekers experiencing homelessness or in need of eviction prevention. Proposals are due by June 17 for awards that will be made in September.

The competitive grant requires applicants to establish partnerships across systems that take a whole-person approach. Organizations must have expertise in serving individuals experiencing homelessness or be workforce development providers or employer partners.

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