Using the HOME Program for Job Training: Michigan's Demonstration Program
Poverty has begun to increase slowly over the last decade. In 1985, 18.7 percent of the total population lived below the poverty level. By 1992, this percentage had increased to 19.4. The many problems faced by poor people provide a strong case for an approach which looks at meeting needs holistically (i.e., meeting the needs of a family from housing to health care, day care and transportation to job and education assistance).
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