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Dislocated Worker Grant Program

National Dislocated Worker Grants are awarded for temporary employment to workers affected by major dislocations, including natural disasters.

Disaster relief employment can be in the form of temporary jobs to address structural and humanitarian needs of residents of an area that has suffered a federally declared emergency or major disaster.

Disaster relief employment is restricted to projects that provide food, clothing, shelter and other humanitarian assistance for disaster victims and projects that involve demolition, cleaning, repair, renovation and reconstruction of damaged structures and facilities.

Individuals who qualify for disaster relief employment are people who are temporarily or permanently laid off as a consequence of the disaster, dislocated workers and individuals who are long-term unemployed.

For information regarding National Dislocated Worker Grants, visit your local CareerSource Center at

Dislocated Worker Grant