ERIC Number: ED327731
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Education for the Homeless. FY 89 Project Abstracts. Twenty-Eight Programs that Can Help the Homeless.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy.
In the first portion of this document, abstracts are given for 30 projects that were designed to provide basic skills and literacy training to homeless adults in fiscal year 1989. The following information is provided for each project: state; grant award number; grantee; project title; project director, telephone number, and address; and descriptive data, including types of homeless adults served, organizations providing the literacy and basic skills training, whether the program was shelter-based, length of training cycle in weeks, number of cycles, total number to be served, cost per learner, grant award amount, grant implementation period, types of support services provided through coordination, and brief description of how the project would provide basic skills and literacy training to homeless adults. The second section provides some basic information on 28 programs that can help the homeless. Purpose, eligible applicants, and contact information is presented for the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program; Child Nutrition Program; Surplus Federal Personal Property, Equipment, and Clothing (General Services Administration); Food Bank/Commissary Program (Federal Emergency Management Agency/Department of Defense); 20 McKinney Act Programs; and 4 selected non-McKinney Act programs (of over 60 such programs). (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Clearinghouse on Adult Education and Literacy.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Stewart B McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 1987