You’ve been offered a job but you need to buy a uniform in order to start. Or you need to pay the deposit to secure child care. Or you need to get your car fixed so you have reliable transportation to get you to work.
These are among the barriers that keep people from being able to find and keep a job.
A new initiative called The WorkPath Fund is designed to offer Connecticut parents with dependent children a solution: a small grant to cover basic job-related costs to help overcome these and other similar barriers to employment.