The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors.
How Does SCSEP Work
SCSEP participants gain work experience in a variety of community service activities at non-profit and public facilities, including schools, hospitals, day-care centers, and senior centers.
Participants work an average of 20 hours a week and are paid the highest of federal, state, or local minimum wage. This training serves as a bridge to unsubsidized employment opportunities for participants.
- Participants must be at least 55 years of age
- Meet the household income guidelines below
Annual Income Guidelines
- 1 person household: $16,988
- 2 person household: $22,888
- 3 person household: $28,788