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New Americans in the Long-Term Care Workforce

New American in the Long-Term Care Workforce grant is for New Americans to obtain, maintain, and grow in the long-term care (LTC) workforce while supporting LTC organizations.

The purpose of these grants is to provide specialized services and supports to New Americans to enter and grow within the long-term care (LTC) workforce. 

Eligible Applicants: 

Nonprofit organizations, community-based agencies, educational institutions, LTC employers, and government entities with a demonstrated commitment to serving New Americans

Grants can support:

  • Onsite Occupational English classes, training and supports 
  • In-house mentorship programs 
  • Cultural Competency and cultural humility trainings for long-term care employers and staff 
  • Hiring bonuses and incentives 
  • Digital skills training and digital access 
  • Developing mentorship programs 
  • Career-pathways program to support employee retention 
  • Career navigation and career education 
  • Financial literacy, education, and coaching 
  • Training stipends and/or tuition reimbursement  
  • Wraparound support services such as mental health supports, medical career education, childcare, and transportation  

Request for Proposal

DHS is supporting new Americans in the Long Term Care Workforce Grant

The proposal application due date is passed. 

Access grant application (PDF) >> 

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