The Senior Community Service Employment Program: A Primer for State Aging and Disability Directors

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Article Publication Date: 
9/1/2011
Summary: 
The Senior Community Service Employment Program is the only federally mandated job training program that explicitly serves low-income adults, age 55 and older, to promote economic self-sufficiency and community service. This paper provides an overview of the program’s goals, its structure in different states, its funding, and the relationship between stakeholders. The mission of the SCSEP serves to empower older individuals by making them more employable in both the public and private sectors.
Article Author: 
Walter, Kelsey
Types/Tools: 
Populations: 
Aging/Older Adults
Sources: 
NASUAD
Programs/Initiatives: 
Older Americans Act (OAA)
Keywords: 
Community Inclusion
Senior Community Service Employment Program

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