West Virginia Morning
8:44 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Veterans Getting Help, Homeless Getting Jobs, Legislative News

On this West Virginia Morning, state veterans are getting help at WVU, where more than 1,000 students served in the military.

Homeless persons in Huntington are also getting help, finding jobs.

That, and legislative news.

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Jobs for the Homeless
4:27 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Jobs First Program Helps Huntington’s Homeless

People who have found jobs through the Jobs First Program.

Officials at the Cabell-Huntington Coalition for the Homeless are taking a new approach to the problem of homelessness and unemployment.

  Jobs First is a new idea developed by coalitions around the country. Instead of working with job candidates by training, developing and molding them before they apply for jobs, Jobs First helps them find jobs right away and continues to train them while they’re employed.

Helping the unemployed and homeless find work first puts them one step closer to a stable living environment where they can provide for themselves.

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