Senior Community Service Employment Program

Program Overview

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), funded under Title V of the Older Americans Act, serves persons with low incomes who are 55 years old or over and have poor employment prospects. The program has two purposes: to provide useful community services and to foster individual economic self sufficiency through training and job placement in unsubsidized jobs. Services provided include:

up to 20 hours a week of part-time employment in community service assignments
job training and related educational opportunities
opportunities for placement into unsubsidized jobs

Community service assignments include the following activities:

social, health, welfare, and educational services (particularly literacy tutoring)
personal assistance, including tax counseling and assistance and financial counseling
library, recreational, and other similar services
conservation, maintenance, or restoration of natural resources
community betterment or beautification
anti-pollution and environmental quality efforts
weatherization activities
economic development; and
such other services essential and necessary to the community as the Secretary of the Department of Labor, by regulation, may prescribe.

To locate a program near you, please call Louis C. Stone at (615) 741-8777.

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