Jobs Partnership Program Pilot: Pathways, Pitfalls, and Progress in the First Year

Summary

This report describes the first year of the Jobs Partnership Program (JPP) — a British Columbia welfare-to-work pilot project that is using third-party labour market intermediary organizations to facilitate the employment of income assistance recipients. It provides an overview of the program model, a description of the service delivery, a look at the governance of the program, and an overall assessment by key informants about various program elements and early implementation challenges and opportunities.