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Meet Amy

Workforce Challenge

Amy was making $8.50 per hour as a Deli Clerk when she was laid off from her job in July, 2008.

Workforce Solution

Amy went to WorkSource Oregon, where staff partnered with a variety of programs to help her become more self-sufficient. With the assistance of WIA, DHS, TANF and FAFSA she was able to complete an Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program in October, 2010.

Outcomes & Benefits

Amy was hired immediately by a local nursing home where she now makes $20.00 per hour and has full benefits. She is now earning a living wage and can proud of her accomplishments. Congratulations, Amy!

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