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SCSEP - training program

Senior Community Service Employment Program is designed to provide participants with subsidized, temporary training so that they may gain the skills and experience needed to help them re-establish or develop their work skills and prepare them for permanent, unsubsidized employment.

SCSEP Director: Donna Heller
Job Development Specialist: Sara Williams
Phone: 302-734-1200 ext. 145
Fax: 302-734-3953

How Do I Benefit From SCSEP?

  • An assessment of your job aptitudes, job readiness, and job preferences.
  • An Individualized Employmnet Plan (IEP) that you develop with a Career Counselor, outlining your employment goals.
  • Paid on-the-job training in a community service assignment for up to 20 hours per week at minimum wage.
  • Referrals for support services such as food programs, housing assistance, and transportation.
  • Confidential annual physical exams (not required, but available for free)
  • Job search training and resume assistance. The goal of SCSEP is to help, as you train, to find unsubsidized employment and become financially self-sufficient.

Eligibility Requirements

You are Eligible if:

  • Your family income is no more than 125% of the Federal Poverty Level (for example, the 2012 income limit is $13,963 for an individual; $18,913 for a couple.
  • You are 55 years of age or older
  • You are totally unemployed
  • You are legally able to work in the U.S.

Priority is given to:

  • Veterans
  • Disabled
  • Seniors in most need

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