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Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Benefits

Program Description

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides part-time community service training positions to low-income persons age 55 and older. Program participants work an average of 20 hours per week, are paid at least the Federal minimum wage, and are employed in a wide variety of community service activities.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this program, you must be 55 years of age or older, unemployed, and your household's pretax annual income must be 125 percent of the Federal poverty level or less.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

For more information on this program, you may call the U.S. Department of Labor's toll-free help line at 1-877-872-5627.

People who are hearing impaired can reach the toll-free help line at 1-877-889-5627.

Information is also available online on the Senior Community Service Employment Program website.
Contact information for local SCSEP service providers is available through the America's Service Locator web site.