Exciting news for those who live in the world of Unemployment Insurance! Even though the announcement is a little late for our community, it's better late than never, right?
So, getting to the point...Region 1's looking forwarding to the output from all the innovative projects approved from the FY 2009 Supplemental Budget Request. Like
Oh, and please welcome two new states: Puerto Rico and
2-1-1’s Where to Turn in Connecticut When You Become Unemployed:
2-1-1 provides information on state, federal and local resources to help people who are unemployed and looking for jobs. It is Connecticut’s free, confidential information, referral, and crisis intervention service. They are available by phone 24/7 from anywhere in Connecticut. Just dial 2-1-1 and a trained specialist will answer your call any time of day or night. 2-1-1 is a program of the United Way of Connecticut and the State of Connecticut.
Please visit www.211ct.org to search the on-line databases:
• Statewide Community Resources Database: http://www.211ct.org/referweb/
• 2-1-1 e-Library: http://www.211ct.org/InformationLibrary/Default.asp
• Special Directories: http://www.211ct.org/search/directories.asp
• Child Care Database: http://www.211childcare.org
Please check out the region's listing of federal partners. The document can be dowloaded from the Special Initiatives tab.
Calling all workforce professionals! Need training resources to get your staff up to speed? Please join us October 5th 1:30PM-2:30 PM for the Kick Off of the Region 1 Workforce Capacity Building Quarterly Professional Resource calls.
We are a place for Workforce Professionals from all levels who are responsible for training staff and building professional capacity around workforce system issues. You’ll gain tips and insights on important topics, network with colleagues from across the region, and share resources.
Look forward to hearing from you!
DAY: October 5, 2009
TIME: 1:30 PM -2:30 PM
WHERE: TELE- CONFERENCE: 1-866-816-8381
(TOLL NUMBER: 1-203-669-7417)
PARTICIPANT PASSCODE: 6972457