Change to TANF Will Have Positive and Negative Impact

One of the many safety nets available to District residents is the Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) program. It works on two levels. Providing cash assistance for those in need and providing career development services to help lessen the need.

Why Helping Someone Secure Employment Requires More than Just a Job

Collaboration with Other Social Service Agencies is Critical to Building Self-Sufficiency

The barriers to employment often go well beyond a lack of marketable job skills. Goodwill works with social service agencies to help eliminate obstacles.

Sometimes “No” Just Means “Not Now”

Job searching can be time consuming and discouraging when you’ve spent countless hours posting resumes and interviewing. Most people would argue that finding a job is a job in and of itself.


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Goodwill job training programs are no cost to students and lead to employment.

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Goodwill career services are free to employ the unemployed.

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