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RFA - Building Blocks DC – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Thursday, February 17, 2022

DOES, through its Division of State Initiatives (DSI), operates transitional employment programs targeting young adult and adult residents facing barriers to employment that preclude them from successfully navigating the job market without structured workforce development training and other ancillary supports. DSI also provides workforce services and supports through special initiatives targeting specific populations and occupational areas.
One such initiative, Building Blocks DC (BBDC), was created by Mayor Muriel Bowser to engage residents at the highest risk of gun violence or seriously violent behavior and provide easy access to vital services and supports. Residents identified as at the highest risk of gun violence or seriously violent behavior are subsequently connected to trauma services, housing, job readiness training, employment, and other interventions focused on violence prevention.