St. Louis agency grant to help inmates get jobs - KMOV.com

St. Louis agency grant to help inmates get jobs

ST. LOUIS -- A St. Louis organization is getting a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide job training for inmates.

Federal officials on Wednesday announced $20 million in grants nationwide, including funding to the Fathers’ Support Center of St. Louis.

The grants are part of the Training to Work-Adult Re-entry initiative. The goal is to provide work skills, education and support services to help soon-to-be released inmates find and keep jobs.

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