The Department of Human Services
contracts with PROMISE JOBS to provide welfare reform services to
mandatory participants who are receiving a monthly cash grant from
Each participant must write a
contract with the state of Iowa indicating what they will do to
become financially self-sufficient. The basic activities that
Promise Jobs can assist with are job-seeking skills, life skills,
job searching, basic/post-secondary education, work experience and
employment. There is now a federal law mandating a five-year maximum
on receipt of cash grants (effective 1/1/97).
For additional information contact Carolyn at: (319) 753-1674, ext.
30352 or Toll free: 1-800-642-4032, ext. 30352.
Region 16 Office
1000 North Roosevelt Avenue
Suite # 9
Burlington, IA 52601
Telephone: (319) 753-1671 - Fax: (319) 753-5881
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