Our offices serve as an outreach to veterans and insure veterans' priority of service in referral to jobs and other services. Employment-related testing, training information, skills assessment and case management are among the services provided. Our local offices assist more than 39,000 veterans annually. Additionally, we work with employers to match their needs with your qualifications.
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is an employment training program for low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55 years and older. The program provides subsidized, part-time work experience for a limited time through community service. Participants in the program learn new skills and talents, or enhance existing skills, through valuable work experience and other training to become competitive in today's workforce. Learn More
Youth with education and employment goals that are motivated and need to learn job readiness and occupational skills may be eligible for assistance through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program. Youth program participants work with a counselor to create a plan for success and work to improve their reading and math skills.
We understand that disabled individuals who have never been in the workforce or those who have been removed from it for an extended period of time require special assistance. The types of services provided are based on the needs of the individual and are designed to help the individual to become employable. Vocational rehabilitation staff will assess needs in order to determine an appropriate employment objective and provide appropriate services. Certain services depend upon the individual meeting economic need guidelines, while other services may be provided without regard to economic need. Learn More
For millions of low-skilled and disadvantaged youth and adults, improved economic opportunity depends on their ability to access education and training that prepares them for college and career success. Families First, Tennessee's groundbreaking welfare reform program, has been updated to place heavier emphasis on assisting individuals with finding work first, while offering assistance with any of the necessary job skills. Participants may be eligible to receive childcare, transportation and other services bridging the gap from government assistance to self-sufficiency through developing tailored career plans. Learn More
Many migrant farm workers travel to Tennessee each year to help with the cultivating and harvesting of several crops in specific regions of the state. Through our Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker Program, we help farm workers and the employers who hire them. Learn More
Learn Moreo raise the level of consciousness of the non-Indian population in the State of Tennessee to a fuller awareness of the past history and current status of Native American Indians by sponsoring, promoting and conducting seminars, institutes, education programs and public information activities.