State Awards

 

 

During Phase 1, eight state teams received competitive awards to develop and run pilot programs aimed at helping workers stay at or return to the workforce following an illness or injury. See below for high level information on all programs. 

RETAIN Initiative Programs by State


 

California Employment Development Department

Award Amount

$3,150,000

Healthcare Partner
Concentra

Target Service Area
Sacramento & San Diego Counties

Workforce System Partners
SETA and SDWP workforce development areas

 


Connecticut Department of Labor logo

Connecticut Department of Labor

Award Amount

$3,110,280

Healthcare Partner
UConn Health

Target Service Area
Capitol Region

Workforce System Partners
Capital Workforce Partners, covering the North Central Region

Target Population
Workers experiencing a MSK condition


Kansas Department of Commerce logo

Kansas Department of Commerce

Award Amount

$2,303,757

Healthcare Partner
Ascension Via Christi

Target Service Area
Butler, Cowley, Harper, Kingman, Sedgwick, & Sumner Counties

Workforce System Partner
Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas

Target Population
Workers experiencing a MSK condition


Kentucky Career Center logo

Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment

Award Amount

$3,500,000

Healthcare Partners
University of Louisville Hospital, University of Kentucky Hospital System

Target Service Area
14 county area in Central Kentucky

Workforce System Partners
OVR and Local Workforce Investment Boards

Target Population
People with non-work-related injuries or illnesses


Minnesota Employment logo

Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development

Award Amount

$3,500,000

Healthcare Partner
Mayo Clinic

Target Service Area
10 county region in Southeast MN

Workforce System Partner
Workforce Development, Inc.

Target Population
Workers with a recent injury or illness that threatens their ability to work


Ohio Job Services logo

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services

Award Amount

$3,500,000

Healthcare Partner
Mercy Health

Target Service Area
Mahoning, Columbiana, & Trumbull Counties

Workforce System Partners
Local Areas 17 & 18

Target Population
Workers with non-work-related injuries or illnesses


Vermont Department of Labor logo

Vermont Department of Labor, Division of Workers’
Compensation & Safety

Award Amount

$3,295,876

Healthcare Partners
OneCare, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Workers’ Compensation Center

Target Service Area
Statewide

Workforce System Partners
DVR, VT Workforce Development Board

Target Population
Workers with work-related MSK injuries or illnesses


Washington Employment Security logo

Washington Employment Security Department

Award Amount

$3,315,750

Healthcare Partner
CHI Franciscan

Target Service Area
Snohomish & King Counties

Workforce System Partners
WorkForce Snohomish & Workforce Development Council
of Seattle-King County

Target Population
Workers with non-work-related injuries or illnesses