LETS TRAIN

LETS Train Initiative | Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board
LETS Train Initiative

Thompson Charitable Foundation

The LETS Train Initiative grant-funded program provides living expense stipends to un- or underemployed individuals in Buchanan and Tazewell Counties who are enrolled in short-term training.

LETS TRAIN INITIATIVE
(LIVING EXPENSES WHILE TRAINING STIPEND)

Funded by a grant from the Thompson Charitable Foundation, the LETS Train Initiative will provide living expenses in the form of a monthly stipend to un- or underemployed workers living in Buchanan and Tazewell Counties who have enrolled, or who plan to enroll, in an occupational skills training program. This program will provide a monthly stipend as a minimum subsistence payment for up to 5 months while in training.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Live in Buchanan County or Tazewell County; and
  • Be un- or underemployed; and
  • Have exhausted or are no longer receiving unemployment insurance benefits; and
  • Have applied for any available social services assistance, such as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), and Fuel Assistance; and
  • Agree to participate in financial literacy services.

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Contact: Doug Meade
Operations Assistant
Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board
P.O. Box 2439, 116 South Flanagan Avenue
Suite C, Lebanon, VA 24266
d.meade@swvaworks.com
276-608-0104

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