The program assists youth in their search for work and connects them with a vast network of organizations.
The move drew praise from the industry, but the amount was far less than hospitals sought.
The money will help pay for protective gear, cleaning, computer upgrades and more buses, and support staff.
While the GOP has offered to relax restrictions, it opposes new pandemic funds for state and local governments.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration expects to finish divvying up Connecticut’s $1.4 billion share of the Coronavirus Relief Fund next month.
An extension of federal unemployment benefits, another round of stimulus checks and hazard pay are on the table.