WEX is a community-based subsidized employment initiative. It is a coalition of private and public sector leaders who are working together to connect people with training and access to jobs.
WEX is an initial phase of workforce recovery to support job seekers impacted by Covid-19. The program provides income assistance through subsidized employment for lower-income individuals who lost jobs due to Covid-19, and supports businesses seeking to bring on and train new personnel employers with working capital in the form of fully subsidized team member.
The employment program will be fully subsidized (up to $20 per hour) providing participants with work-based learning exposure to potential new occupation. The program will provide funding for supportive services to participants. Services shall range from rental assistance, utilities, childcare, transportation, food, household goods and toiletries, and appropriate clothing, as needed. Application and more information here: