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§ 25-2599.1. Multipurpose service center grant program

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: December 30, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XXV. Reimbursements by Commonwealth and Between School Districts (Refs & Annos)
Subarticle (h). Additional Payments
Effective: December 30, 2019
24 P.S. § 25-2599.1
§ 25-2599.1. Multipurpose service center grant program
(a) The Department of Education may administer a grant program to assist multipurpose service centers in the delivery of certain services to displaced homemakers and single parents in accordance with department guidelines.
(b)(1) To the extent that funds are available, grants shall be awarded to multipurpose service centers that offer job counseling, job training, financial management, employment referral and any other services that the department may require. Priority in the award of grants shall be afforded to those multipurpose service centers that received State assistance during the 1998-1999 fiscal year.
(2) Qualified multipurpose service centers shall apply for grants in the form and manner required by the department.
(c) As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this subsection:
“Displaced homemaker” or “single parent.” An individual who:
(1) Has worked in the home, providing unpaid household services for family members.
(2) Is underemployed.
(3) Has had or is having difficulty securing employment.
(4) Has been dependent on the income of another family member but is no longer supported by such income, has been dependent on government assistance or is supported as the parent of minor children by government assistance or other support.
“Multipurpose service center.” A community-based organization, school district, joint school district or intermediate unit, postsecondary school, institution of higher learning or area career and technical education school that provides job counseling services; job training, education and placement services; financial management services, outreach information services with respect to Federal and State employment and education, health and unemployment assistance programs to displaced homemakers and single parents.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XXV, § 2599.1, added 2002, June 29, P.L. 524, No. 88, § 30, effective July 1, 2002. Amended 2019, Oct. 30, P.L. 460, No. 76, § 61, effective in 60 days [Dec. 30, 2019].
24 P.S. § 25-2599.1, PA ST 24 P.S. § 25-2599.1
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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