AUSTIN – High school seniors who have completed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s (HHSC) Texas Works Paths to Success (TWPS) program will be recognized at the Houston Independent School District’s Career and Military Signing Day on Thursday, May 18.
The TWPS graduates will begin their careers at HHSC as Texas Works advisors, helping people access Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
Launched in 2020, the Texas Works Paths to Success program offers job training to Houston-area high school seniors. Participants are guaranteed employment with the agency after they successfully complete the program and graduate high school.
“The Texas Works Paths to Success program is not just about helping individuals find work. It is designed to assist individuals in improving their overall quality of life through economic self-sufficiency,” said Wayne Salter, HHSC deputy executive commissioner of Access and Eligibility Services. “Our goal is to better the lives of Texans, and this groundbreaking program does that.”
Texas Works Paths to Success graduates, HHSC staff and Deputy Executive Commissioner of Access and Eligibility Services Wayne Salter will be attending the ceremony.
WHAT: Houston Independent School District’s Career and Military Signing Day
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 18, 2023
WHERE: Delmar Fieldhouse, 2020 Mangum Road Houston, TX
To learn more about the TWPS program, visit the Texas Works Paths to Success Page.
For more information about HHS programs, visit hhs.texas.gov.