Welcome to the PROMISE JOBS Program.
The following documents will help you become acquainted with our program.
You can download or print these documents at home or receive copies at your local IowaWORKS Office.
Promise jobs orientation
A slideshow which explains how PROMISE JOBS works. It is recommended that you review this document first.
PROMISE JOBs Participant Guide 70-0010 (IWD)
A handbook outlining the PROMISE JOBS program including and overview of participant benefits and responsibilities.
Understanding Your Limited Benefit Plan
The Family Investment Agreement is your plan to help you and your family become self-supporting. Please read this document carefully.
Your Family Investment Act Rights and Responsibilities
Your signature is required This document outlines what you must do in order to remain eligible for PROMISE JOBS assistance. This document must be signed and returned to your local office or submitted.
Family Self-Sufficiency Grant Program
Family Self-Sufficiency Grant (FSSG) Flyer
A single page flyer outlining the PROMISE JOBS family self-sufficiency grant program. Up to $1000 is available to qualified PROMISE JOBS participants.
Family Self-Sufficiency (FSSG) Application
FSSG program services are intended to provide immediate and short-term assistance to PROMISE JOBS participants by addressing barriers related to retaining employment or obtaining employment within two calendar months of program payment authorization. This is a voluntary program and all other sources for assistance should be exhausted prior to application.
Family Self-Sufficiency (FSSG) Checklist
This checklist outlines what documents are required in order to receive family self-sufficiency program assistance. All necessary documents must be submitted with your application. Failure to include required documents could lead to your application being denied. Please review this checklist carefully before submitting your application.
Family Development and Self Sufficiency
Family Development and Self Sufficiency Brochure
A brief overview of the FaDSS program, focused on family success.
WORK OPPORUNITY TAX CREDIT (WOTC)
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a federal tax credit available to employers who hire individuals from eligible target groups with a significant barrier to employment.
For general questions about PROMISE JOBS please connect with us Iowa Workforce Development Customer Service which can be reached at 1-866-239-0843, your call will be routed to your local IowaWORKS office. You can also send an email to PROMISEJOBS@iwd.iowa.gov.