||Displaced Homemaker Program
||Department of Administration
Department of Administration
North Carolina Council for Women/Domestic Violence Commission
||This program provides job counseling, job training, health education and counseling, financial management services, educational services, and employment information. Private non-profit (501)(c)(3) organizations or local government agencies are eligible. All applicants must provide the following services: A. Job counseling programs: Specifically designed for displaced homemakers entering the job market, taking into consideration their previous absence from the job market, and their lack of recent paid work experience, and taking into account and building upon the skills and experience possessed by the displaced homemaker; B. Job training and job placement services: To train and place displaced homemakers for and into available jobs in the public and private sectors; C. Health education and counseling services: With respect to general principles of preventive health care, including but not limited to, family health care, nutrition education, and the selection of physicians and health care services; D. Financial management services: With information and assistance on all aspects of financial management, including but not limited to, insurance, taxes, estate and probate matters, mortgages, and loans; and E. Educational services: Include information services concerning available secondary and post-secondary education programs beneficial to displaced homemakers seeking employment; and information services with respect to all employment in the public or private sectors, education, health, public assistance, and unemployment assistance programs.
||Pursuant to N. C. General Statutes 143B-394.8(a), each agency that is funded for displaced homemaker services shall be designed to provide displaced homemakers with such necessary counseling, training, services, skills and education as would enable them to secure employment, and as would be necessary for their health, safety, and well being.
In order to be eligible to apply for Displaced Homemaker funds, all applicants:
-- Shall be a local unit of government or a private, non-profit organization
-- Shall have been operational for at least two years as a Displaced Homemaker Program
-- Shall have an office location
-- Shall comply with G.S. 143-6.2 regarding audits or sworn accounting of receipts and grant monitoring
-- Shall provide data on the probable number of displaced homemakers in the area
-- Shall provide data on the availability of resources for training and education in the area
-- Shall provide data on viable living wage job opportunities in the area
-- Shall maintain compliance with agency contracting
-- Shall have a Board of Directors that has been provided with NC CFW/DVC board training annually
-- Shall provide timely and accurate reporting to the agency, i.e. program and financial reporting
-- Shall comply with audit requirements as defined in General Statute 143-6.2 per grant agreement
-- Shall not have supplanted federal, state or local funds that in the absence of state funds would be available for any portion of the program.
|| Federal Amount not specified
|| Other Amount not specified
||July 1st thru September 30th,FY2010-2011
|| adult education, economic development, education, job training, women, workforce development
||direct payments for specified use; advisory services and counseling