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Senior Community Service Employment Program

Description The Senior Community Service Employment Program provides paid, part-time work experience for eligible persons. Training available through the program takes place at various locations and is subsidized (e.g., paid for by the program). The program also provides its participants with supportive services, training workshops, and help with finding employment.
Eligibility Delaware residents 55 years and older who have family incomes at or below 125% of the poverty level. Service priority is given to individuals meeting one or more of the following criteria:
  • Veteran or a spouse of a veteran
  • 65 years of age or older
  • With a disability
  • Limited English proficiency
  • Low literacy skills
  • Residing in a rural area
  • Low employment prospects
  • Homeless or at risk for homelessness
Availability Statewide
Info or Enrollment New Castle County: Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County, PA
Kent County: Modern Maturity Center
Sussex County: First State Community Action Agency
Additional Information: Delaware Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)
More Resources Guide to Services for Older Delawareans and Persons with Disabilities
Delaware Aging and Disability Resource Center Service Provider Search
Related Links DRAFT - Senior Community Service Employment Program State Plan - Program Years 2024 to 2028
U.S. Department of Labor Senior Community Service Employment Program
Delaware Department of Labor