(1) Grants made under this chapter shall be used to fund an applicant's activities to implement a comprehensive education and employment skills training program.
(2) Activities eligible for assistance under this chapter include:
(a) Education and job skills training services and activities that include:
(i) Work experience and skills training, coordinated to the maximum extent feasible, with preapprenticeship and apprenticeship programs in construction and rehabilitation trades;
(ii) Services and activities designed to meet the educational needs of participants, including basic skills instruction and remedial education, bilingual education for participants with limited-English proficiency, secondary education services and activities designed to lead to the attainment of a high school diploma or its equivalent, and counseling and assistance in attaining postsecondary education and required financial aid;
(b) Counseling services and related activities;
(c) Activities designed to develop employment and leadership skills;
(d) Support services and need-based stipends necessary to enable the participant to participate in the program and to assist participants through support services in retaining employment;
(e) Wage stipends and benefits provided to participants; and
(f) Administrative costs of the applicant, not to exceed five percent of the amount of assistance provided under this chapter.
[1994 sp.s. c 3 § 4.]