Information Resources for Employment

EARN's Mental Health Toolkit

Offers focused information and guidance for employers seeking to create a mental health-friendly workplace. Includes research summaries to better inform employers about workplace mental health issues. Features a 4 A's - Awareness, Accommodations, Assistance, and Access - framework and links to resources to help organizations develop their own mental health initiatives, including accommodations and support for employees with substance use disorder (SUD). Provides descriptions of successful model programs implemented by a diverse set of companies and organizations.

Sponsor: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
Employment and Training Administration's Funding Opportunities

Shares up-to-date information on current and upcoming grant funding opportunities from the Employment and Training Administration (ETA). Provides a list of past grant award recipients as well as information about applying for ETA grants and managing a grant award. ETA funding supports state and local job training programs and workforce development efforts, especially for disadvantaged communities and populations.

Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
Veterans Employment Toolkit

Toolkit sharing resources and services for employers, supervisors, and human resource professionals regarding the veteran workforce, their military experiences, and the benefits of hiring veterans. Includes information to help veterans find and obtain jobs as well as resources and support to retain employment.

Sponsor: Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
HUD EnVision Centers

Describes demonstration projects across the country within or near communities with a high concentration of public and low-income housing. EnVision Centers serve as a centralized hubs providing resources and tools to help individuals and families in HUD-assisted housing become more self-sufficient. Develops partnerships among a variety of public and private agencies and organizations at the federal, state, and local level to support residents in the four key areas of economic empowerment, educational advancement, health and wellness, character and leadership.

Sponsor: HUD Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R)
SAMHSA Drug-Free Workplace Programs

Provides information on drug-free programs, drug testing, and other resources and training designed to address illegal substance use by federal employees and in federally regulated industries, such as the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NCRC), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). Discusses policies, guidelines, and regulations to address substance misuse in workplaces.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA Homelessness Programs and Resources

Offers a collection of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) programs and resources designed to prevent and end homelessness among men, women, youth, and families with mental illness or substance use disorder (SUD). Includes grant programs and services as well as publications, videos, and webinars on behavioral health treatment, employment assistance, housing/shelter programs, case management, trauma, as well as links to help individuals find immediate help and treatment.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
VHA Compensated Work Therapy (CWT)

Provides information on compensated work therapy (CWT), a clinical vocational rehabilitation program available at Veterans Health Administration (VHA) medical centers to help veterans with mental illness or physical disabilities obtain and maintain employment. Includes information on CWT services available for veterans, CWT benefits, and labor force information for employers.

Sponsor: Veterans Health Administration (VHA)