Department of Labor Resumes Work Registration with NAP Participants

The CNMI Department of Labor (CNMIDOL) announces the resumption of the Work Registration Program for Nutrition Assistance Program (NAP) participants effective April 1, 2022. Through a Memorandum of Agreement between the CNMI Department of Labor and the Department of Community Cultural Affairs, the Work Registration Program was developed to assist unemployed adult NAP participants seek and gain employment.  CNMIDOL Supervisor James Ulloa recently met with NAP Administrator Walter Macaranas to formalize the resumption of the Work Registration Program.

Pagan Out, No High Caliber Live Fire on Tinian

Since the release of the Department of Defense (DOD) 2015 Commonwealth Joint Military Training (CJMT) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), Governor Ralph DLG. Torres, the Tinian leadership, and the Northern Islands Mayor have led the charge to ensure that the concerns of the people of the CNMI are heard and addressed by our federal partners. 

HOPE Recovery Center launches framework for problem gambling services

The Hinemlo O’hala Para Enteramenti, HOPE Recovery Center under the Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Rehabilitation (SAAR) program, under the Office of the Governor, continues to take steps to initiate their services on problem gambling, which they have been working on since 2018. Two of its clinical staff have completed their problem gambling certification studies and are ready to start their clinical hours toward their certification. 

CNMI Office of the Governor

Tinian Child Care Providers participate in Pediatric CPR and First Aid training

On May 14, 2022, three license-exempt providers participated in a Pediatric CPR and First Aid training at the new Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Program Tinian Office located at Paradise Real Estate, 101 Grand St. San Jose Village.  The training was facilitated by Ms. Maureen Sebangiol, an American Heart Association CPR Instructor and Registered Respiratory Therapy Educator. This training provides participants the necessary skills on how to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a young child or infant in their respective facilities or home.  

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