Martin Community Action recently concluded a Community Services Block Grant training and job experience program that helped unemployed and underemployed individuals find employment and raise the family income enabling them to become self-sufficient.
A recovery program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program, the program received $1 million to help citizens in Pitt, Martin and Beaufort counties. It began last October and ended in September.
“We're helping build self esteem, teaching how important it is to go to work on time and preparing them for whatever might come their way,” Faye Taylor, community services block grant director, said.
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