More than a quarter of SNAP work registrants report three or more barriers to obtaining and retaining employment. These are most often health issues, transportation, lack of education, and caring for a family member with health issues. This session focuses on the importance of E&T beyond just helping participants find a job. Hear the experiences from three different faith-based organizations on how they have helped SNAP participants assess their comprehensive needs and identify long-term strategies for success.
- James Kelly, Executive Director, Covenant House
- Janet Simmons, President and CEO, HOPE Ministries
- David Tidwell, Director, HOPE Ministries