Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

The Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP) is administered by The U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration, which awards grants to 15 non-profit organizations across the U.S. In the Bay Area, the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging subcontracts to Self-Help for the Elderly to provide services in Contra Costa County. To learn more about how to get involved with senior community service and SCSEP, call (415) 677-7620.

The program helps seniors by providing work-based job training, promoting economic self-sufficiency and well-being, and providing community service to local non-profit and government agencies.

The program helps seniors by providing work-based job training, promoting economic self-sufficiency and well-being, and providing community service to local non-profit and government agencies.

SCSEP participants must:

  • Be 55 years of age or older.
  • Reside in Contra Costa County
  • Be Legally eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Live in a household with income no more than 125 percent of the federal poverty level

Special consideration is given to people who are any of the following:

  • A veteran
  • Sixty-five and older
  • Have a disability
  • Have limited English proficiency or low literacy skills
  • Live in a rural area
  • Have low employment prospects
  • Are homeless or at risk of homelessness