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of 2009  (ARRA)

State of Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR)
Year to Date Activity Related to ARRA

Awards and Expenditures under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:

  Workforce Investment Act
       Workforce Connections (Southern Nevada)
             Youth Awardees
             Adult Awardees
             Dislocated Worker Awardees

       Nevadaworks (Northern Nevada)
             Youth Awardees
             Adult Awardees
             Dislocated Worker Awardees

        Governor's Reserve Funding

     
Employment information in the tables is as of June 30, 2011.
     
Employment figures include all persons who were given training or other assistance
      under ARRA-funded programs, and were subsequently able to obtain employment.
     
       Workforce Connections (Southern Nevada)

Southern Nevada Youth

Youth in Southern Nevada, including those both in school and out of school, at-risk youth, and those who had been involved in the criminal justice system, were given a variety of opportunities to develop job readiness skills, leadership and relationship building skills, mentoring skills, and entrepreneurial skills, in food, retail, Clerical, automotive, computer lab, culinary and horticulture, Graphic Arts and Web Design, Video Production and Journalism.  In many cases training included a period of summer work experience from a variety of vocational experiences that met the individual clientís interests and abilities.  Also offered were GED Preparation, work readiness training, life skills training, becoming employable, HIV SLICK program, Season of Discovery/Nursing Connections, Community Health Worker Training Program, and National Career Readiness Certificate.
 

   Southern NV
  Youth Awardees
Amount
Awarded
Amount
Spent
 Number
Served
Area Health Education Center $404,264.00 $404,264.00 50
Big Brothers - Big Sisters of So. NV $197,922.00 $197,922.00 50
Boys & Girls Clubs
of Las Vegas
$300,000.00 $300,000.00 90
Boys Town NV $54,847.00 $26,420.00 30
Caliente Youth Camp
& Manpower
$90,480.00 $54,084.00 32
Clark County School District HS Summer Youth Stimulus $453,593.00 $440,270.00 600
College of So. NV $151,918.00 $151,918.00 35
Communities in Schools of Nevada $416,331.00 $278,013.00 124
Expertise $241,865.00 $241,865.00 100
HELP of So. Nevada $128,630.00 $128,630.00 30
Latin Chamber of Commerce Summer Youth Training Pgm $75,000.00 $75,000.00 20
Lied Children's Museum $74,000.00 $72,615.00 20
Nye Communities Coalition $180,233.00 $164,194.00 64
Nevada Partners Positive Youth Impact $315,200.00 $275,115.00 100
Southern Nevada  Children First $203,131.00 $183,029.00 20
Southern Nevada  Successful Futures $200,000.00 $178,964.00 50
Spring Mtn Forestry & Culinary Pgms $171,177.00 $131,543.00 78
St. Jude's Ranch for Children $29,760.00 $7,852.00 13
Summer Business Institute $729,026.00 $524,197.00 400
Today's Youth - Police Athletic League $55,574.00 $55,574.00 20
Victory Neighborhood Svcs $450,000.00 $368,137.00 168
The Shade Tree: Youth Education Skills $119,204.00 $41,225.00 15
  Totals $5,042,155.00 $4,300,358.00 2,109

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Southern Nevada Adult Programs

Southern Nevada Adult Participants include adults with challenges including physical, intellectual, and emotional disabilities, homeless, citizens at risk, unemployed or underemployed adults, dislocated workers, seniors, veterans, hard to employ adults, and low income individuals residing in risk communities.  They receive skills training including individualized educational and vocational assessment, occupational and career counseling, job search and placement assistance.  Programs offer resource tools and support ranging from self service resources for job ready applicants to intensive service or occupational training, work readiness training, soft skills training, employer partnership projects, supportive services, job search assistance, mentoring, career skill training, transportation and case management.
 

  Southern NV
  Adult Awardees
Amount
Awarded
Amount
Spent
 Number
Served
 Number
Hired
Area Health Education Center $404,000.00 $158,836.00 35 2
Catholic Charities $690,152.00 $171,321.00 181 23
Easter Seals $361,021.00 $66,099.00 51 10
Expertise $262,500.00 $45,213.00 48 1
Foundation for Independent Tomorrow $192,500.00 $106,007.00 31 1
GNJ Family Life Center $280,000.00 $246,788.00 115 69
Goodwill Industries $691,322.00 $509,299.00 345 25
Housing Authority
of Las Vegas
$86,475.00 $31,796.00 10 13
Nevada Partners for Skilled Workforce $735,000.00 $472,878.00 295 3
  Totals $3,702,970.00 $1,808,237.00 1,111 147

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Southern Nevada Dislocated Workers

These programs target unemployed and underemployed, at-risk and disadvantaged individuals, especially those located in the at-risk zones of the city.  The program partners offer job search assistance, resume writing and interviewing skills courses/assistance, computer on-line application access, transportation to/from work utilizing public transportation and ongoing employment, financial/budget counseling to enhance the clientsí chances of retaining self sufficiency through employment, case management, mentoring, individualized career counseling, job referrals and placement assistance, paid work experiences, paid OJT training, relocation assistance, job fairs, work readiness workshops, employer seminars, and town hall meetings.
 

  Southern NV
  Dislocated Worker
  Awardees
Amount
Awarded
Amount
Spent
Number
Served
Number
Hired
Area Health Education Center $750,286.00 $408,487.00 60  
Catholic Charities $690,152.00 $88,758.00 80 23
Easter Seals $211,375.00 $211,375.00 76 51
Expertise $487,500.00 $182,973.00 38  
Foundation for Independent Tomorrow $357,500.00 $160,817.00 61 1
GNJ Family Life Center $520,000.00 $236,110.00 114 29
Goodwill Industries $1,283,884.00 $395,796.00 249 13
Housing Authority
of Las Vegas
$86,475.00 $29,372.00 11 2
Nevada Partners for Skilled Workforce $1,365,000.00 $478,379.00 369 1
  Totals $5,752,172.00 $2,192,067.00 1,058 120

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Nevadaworks
(Northern Nevada)
 

Northern Nevada Youth

Youth in Northern Nevada, including those both in school and out of school, at-risk youth, and those who had been involved in the criminal justice system, were given a variety of opportunities to develop job readiness skills, leadership and relationship building skills, mentoring skills, and entrepreneurial skills, in food, retail, technology, construction, arts & media, and computer applications. In many cases training included a period of summer work experience from a variety of vocational experiences that meet the individual clientís interests and abilities. 
 

  Northern NV
  Youth Awardees
Amount
Awarded
Amount
Spent
 Number
Served
Campus Kids In School - UNR $30,589.96 $30,589.96 6
Campus Kids Out of School - UNR $114,374.87 $114,374.87 18
Children's Cabinet $234,904.92 $234,904.92 46
Children's Cabinet 2 $111,834.59 $111,834.59 26
Churchill Co. Social Services, Juvenile Probation $76,693.86 $76,693.86 40
Community Council on Youth $94,227.71 $94,227.71 30
Community Chest  -
Comstock YouthWorks
$331,212.00 $331,212.00 122
Community Services Agency $370,941.39 $370,941.39 85
Finishing Touch Landscape $22,517.28 $22,517.28 8
JOIN Fallon - Fernley $26,510.02 $26,510.02 10
JOIN Elko, NV Summer Youth $50,959.81 $50,959.81 15
JOIN Ely, EDIFY Summer Youth $53,305.28 $53,305.28 16
JOIN Winnemucca Youth Build $114,140.09 $114,140.09 15
Kids Klub $57,270.94 $57,270.94 12
Walker River Paiute Tribe $45,849.56 $45,849.56 9
  Totals $1,735,332.28 $1,735,332.28 458

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Northern Nevada Adult Programs

Adult clients in Northern and rural Nevada receive training in workforce readiness, career exploration, culinary/food services supporting Nevadaís gaming, tourism and resort industries, computer technology preparing for careers in Nevadaís manufacturing and distribution industries, art, media and education preparing for careers supporting Nevadaís cultural environment, schools and libraries.  Additionally, they receive training in fabrication to support producing green energy products, practical computer technician skills, workforce readiness training, health care training, green technology, solar energy, construction-alternative energy, corrections management, lean manufacturing implementation and training, as well as entry level workplace Spanish. 

There are also programs to award clients a Certificate in Addiction Treatment for individuals as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) or a Graduate Emphasis in Addiction Treatment for individuals seeking employment as a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LADC) in Nevada. 
 

  Northern NV
  Adult Awardees
Amount
Awarded
Amount
Spent
 Number
Served
Number
Hired
Children's Cabinet $498,631.23 $498,631.23 52 38
Community Services Agency $376,222.00 $330,686.72 29 27
Disability Resources $171,396.10 $171,396.10 22 19
Fallon Industries $24,739.21 $24,739.21 24 0
Great Basin College $212,158.91 $176,420.46 37 23
MAP - MicroMetl $98,742.00 $97,481.06 89 0
University of Nevada, Reno $334,818.00 $304,575.84 19 7
Northern Nevada Mental Health $2,684.02 $2,684.02 3  
  Totals $1,719,391.47 $1,606,614.64 275 114

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Northern Nevada Dislocated Workers

Dislocated Workers in Northern and rural Nevada received services including Medical Assistant Diploma Program, Pharmaceutical Technician Diploma Program, Communications technology training and work experience, Supported Living arrangement Program, Work Readiness Training, Life Skills Training, and Training recognizing and removing solid waste from Bureau of Land Management land. 
 

  Northern NV
  Dislocated Worker  Awardees
Amount
Awarded
Amount
Spent
 Number
Served
Number
Hired
Career College of Northern Nevada $575,266.36 $553,479.80 50 36
Children's Cabinet $816,426.35 $816,426.35 55 45
Community Services Agency $368,948.00 $309,316.10 50 30
Disability Resources $113,105.52 $113,105.52 8 8
JOIN Carson City $174,503.00 $174,503.00 18 5
JOIN Ely $53,200.16 $53,200.16 8 0
JOIN PRONET $116,628.33 $116,628.33 13 0
JOIN Total Employment     0 7
Sierra Nev Community Access TV $78,798.89 $78,798.89 10 9
  Totals $2,296,876.61 $2,215,458.15 212 140

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Governorís Reserve

These programs are highly individualized.  Please click on the program name for a description.
 

 Governor's Reserve Funding Amount
Awarded
Amount
Spent
 Number
Served
Clark County Summer Business Institute $672,922.00 $578,191.00 291
Dept.of Health and Human Services Summit View Youth Correctional Center $104,321.00 $91,340.00 45
Dept.of Health and Human Services Caliente Youth Center $126,000.00 $115,969.00 87
Victory Neighborhood Services Center $450,000.00 $368,137.00 165
Dept.of Health and Human Services China Springs Youth Camp $71,990.00 $71,990.00 64
City of Boulder - At Risk Youth $147,645.00 $65,492.00 43
Project WE Group - At Risk Youth $150,000.00 $130,306.00  
Dept.of Health and Human Services Nye County - At Risk Youth $20,844.00 $11,507.00 7
Churchill County Social Services - At Risk Youth $26,670.00 $21,365.53 20
Dept.of Health and Human Services Community Svcs Agency - At Risk Youth $106,223.57 $78,038.76 35
Board of Regents Management Assistance Partnership $144,814.00 $144,812.26 61
Local 350 Apprenticeship and Training $71,821.33 $71,821.33 20
Northern Nevada Apprenticeship and Training $249,059.00 $246,559.39 90
Dept.of Health and Human Services Nevada Youth Training Center, Elko $110,724.00 $77,464.00 40
  Totals $2,453,033.90 $2,072,993.27 968

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Unemployment Insurance
(Through week ending 1/17/2015)

Federal Additional Compensation  ($25 per week) to date:     $253,880,988
Number of active FAUC Claimants this week:     0

State Extended Benefits (SEB) paid to date:                        $379,954,023
Number of active SEB Claimants this week:            0
 

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