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Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), which is time limited, assists families with children when the parents or other responsible relatives cannot provide for the family's basic needs. The Federal government provides grants to States to run the TANF program.


June 30, 2016 - Third Cycle Fayette County YouthBuild Graduation

Through funding from the U. S. Department of Labor, the Westmoreland-Fayette Workforce Investment Board is supporting the YouthBuild program in Fayette County.

On June 30, 2016 the third cycle of the Fayette County YouthBuild program had their graduation at the PA CareerLink Fayette County. There were approximately 30 family and friends of the three graduates that came to show their support. All of the students completed the requirements for the program and two of the three completed all four sections of their GED.  Each student received a certificate of completion and a portfolio which included all of their certifications and a copy of their resume. The students receive certifications in NCCER (The National Center for Construction Education and Research), OSHA 10 Construction Safety, CPR/First Aide, and certificates in different trainings like diversity and sexual violence.

The new cycle begins in July 2016 and will end in January of 2017.