Employment & Training

Subsidized Training Program for Low-Income Older Adults

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides an opportunity for unemployed seniors to return to the competitive job market through work experience and job training programs. SCSEP provides subsidized, temporary, part-time, community service work-based training for low-income persons age 55 or older who are unemployed and trying to re-enter the job market. Through this program, older workers have access to on-the-job training as well as employment assistance available through local WorkSource Centers.

Requirements​:

  • 55 years of age and older
  • Resident of the City of Los Angeles
  • Unemployed at the time of enrollment and during participation in the program
  • Must meet federal low-income guidelines

Enrollment slots are limited and application does not guarantee enrollment. Be advised that as of December 2019, we are not currently enrolling new participants. We will place interested applicants on a waiting list.

For more information about this program, please contact the Los Angeles Department of Aging at 213-482-7252.

For job training and employment information or to find the nearest WorkSource Center, visit the City of Los Angeles Workforce Development Department website HERE.

 

Subsidized Training Program for Homeless Older Adults

The Older Worker Employement Program (OWEP) provides part-time, on-the-job training for homeless and at-risk-of-homelessness eligible older adults. The goal of the program is to identify and recruit homeless older adults to place them in training opportunities, connect them to various social services, and help them transition into unsubsidized employment. 

Requirements:

  • 55 years of age and older
  • Must be homeless or at-risk-of homelessness
  • Unemployed at the time of enrollment and during participation in the program
  • Must enroll in WIOA/CalJobs
  • Must meet federal low-income guidelines
  • For more information about this program, please contact the Los Angeles Department of Aging at 213-482-7252.

For job training and employment information or to find the nearest WorkSource Center, visit the City of Los Angeles Economic Workforce Development Department website HERE.