TANF/WIOA Collaboration: Central Pennsylvania

This case statement highlights the American Job Center in Central Pennsylvania (PA CareerLink®), which provides employment services to TANF (through the Employment Advancement Retention Network or EARN) and WIOA clients. With support from specialized staff at each step of the job seeking process, clients can access Job Connections workshops, assistance from job developers, and employer engagement opportunities. This PA CareerLink® also offers adult basic education services and a designated van to provide transportation assistance, among other services, for EARN clients.

Sections of the brief discuss joint service delivery, resource sharing, shared learning, and managing collaborative activities. Readers may also access links to the state TANF plan and funding information for more context and resources. This brief is part of the TANF Works! TANF/WIOA Collaboration Series, through which the Office of Family Assistance’s Integrating Innovative Employment and Economic Stability Strategies (IIEESS) initiative seeks to highlight innovative coordination strategies of TANF and WIOA programs to serve low-income or vulnerable populations.

Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
August, 2019
Date: 
August 2019
Source: 
OFA Peer TA
OFA Initiatives: 
TANF/WIOA Resource Hub
TANF/WIOA Category: 
New and Trending Topics
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
    • Employment Retention
    • Job Development and Placement
    • Job Readiness
    • Job Search
    • Subsidized Employment
    • Summer Youth Employment
    • WIOA
  • Education and Training
    • Adult Basic Education
    • On the Job Training
    • Post-secondary Education
  • Supportive Services
    • Post-employment Supports
  • Special Populations
    • Youth in Transition
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Case Management
    • Collaborations and Partnerships
    • Services Integration
    • Work Activities
    • Work Participation Rates
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