As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, State agencies and community partners are raising awareness about the impact of domestic abuse and available resources and initiatives to support survivors. As a human services provider, many DES Divisions and programs serve the same clients and staff often encounter similar issues.
ARIZONA@WORK maintains the state’s largest jobs database, the Arizona Job Connection (www.azjobconnection.gov), which features thousands of workforce opportunities for eager job seekers. But before you apply for your dream job, it’s crucial to take some time to ensure you’ve put in the work that will set you apart from the competition.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family and the Department of Economic Security work with the community to provide shelter and support for survivors of domestic abuse.
In its FY19 budget, the State made a $1 million investment to support the vital missions of Arizona’s food banks. This investment will enhance the health and nutrition of Arizonans in need, enable Arizona farmers to donate more of their tax-deductible produce that cannot be sold, and keep nutritious foods out of landfills.
DES recognizes September as National Deaf Awareness Month and aims to assist all Arizonans with disabilities to complete their educational goals and obtain gainful employment. Read about how DES helped a retired chef reenter Arizona’s workforce despite his hearing loss.