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Healthforce NH

Do You Have an Innovative Idea?

Health care workforce needs are critical in New Hampshire and require new and innovative thinking to address recruitment, retention, and sustainability. The primary goal of the Innovation Challenge is to promote and support innovative ventures in the health care workforce space in New Hampshire.

There are dedicated advocates and organizations throughout New Hampshire hosting a wide range of programs and resources to help address health care workforce challenges in the state, as below. Our goal is to raise awareness for their valuable work. If you have an initiative you would like included, please send an email to kate@healthforcenh.org

Name:

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act for Adults (WIOA Adult)

Lead Organization:

Southern New Hampshire Services

Website:

https://www.snhs.org/services/wioa

Description of Project:

The project offers adults who have been unemployed an opportunity to connect with a career counselor, enroll in training programs, and receive continued support throughout their career development process. The program can pay for the cost of training and tools up to $6,500 for qualifying individuals. English as a Second Language (ESL) services are available for individuals, and support of on-the-job training is available to employers. If eligible, the program can connect trainees with transportation services.