Division of Veteran's Affairs
Human Resource Development Foundation (HRDF)
West Virginia WorkForce
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Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center (external link)
Teletech (external link)
Human Resource Development Foundation, Inc.
[Employment for Independent Living] [Senior/Disabled Low-Income Housing]
[YOUTHREADY] [On-The-Job Training]
Employment For Independent Living Program
The Human Resource Development Foundation, Inc. (HRDF) has developed a program to assist youth aging out of foster care to end dependence on governmental benefits by promoting job preparation and work. The program is funded by a grant from the Department of Health and Human Resources.
The purpose of the Employment for Independent Living Program is to offer youth an opportunity to develop job-seeking skills, acquire employment, develop an employment history, learn regular work habits, develop basic skills needed to succeed in the workplace, and retain employment.
Program Components consist of Orientation/Assessment, Job Search, and Job Development, Placement, and Retention. As with other HRDF programs, HRDF will perform follow-up activities with all participants.
CONTACT INFORMATIONMs. Sherry Crane
Independent Living Specialist
200 Jefferson Street
Fairmont, WV 26554
Senior/Disabled Low-Income Housing
HRDF/HRDE offers low-income housing for the elderly and persons with disabilities in several counties throughout WV including: Brooke, Cabell, Fayette, Hampshire, Kanawha, Lincoln, Marion, Monongalia, and Wood. Rent is based on income. Call 1-800-585-2347 for more information.
YouthReady (Out-of-School Youth Program)
YouthReady Program (Region VI): Monongalia, Marion, Preston, Taylor, Harrison, Barbour, Doddridge, Lewis, Tucker, Braxton, Randolph, and Upshur, and Gilmer Counties.
10 Key Elements of the Program:
OJT Program (Region VI): Monongalia, Marion, Preston, Taylor, Harrison, Barbour, Doddridge, Lewis, Gilmer, Tucker, Braxton, Randolph, and Upshur Counties.
This program offers on-the-job training in specific occupational areas with a contracted employer. The employer utilizes his/her training methods, facilities, and resources in shaping the customer into a skilled employee. The customer is exposed to and trained in all aspects of a specific job and given every opportunity to develop valuable skills.Human Resource Development Foundation Inc.
1644 Mileground Rd
Morgantown WV 26505