Employment & Education  
Senior Workforce Development

DEA sponsors employment and training programs for income eligible persons 55 and older.

The Senior Job Service serves all persons 55 and over (regardless of income) seeking part-time or full-time jobs. Job counselors can assist in job matching, referrals, and assistance with job searches. Call 462-0542.

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides employment and training opportunities through placement at non-profit agencies statewide. Participants earn minimum wage, work 20 hours weekly and develop skills on the job for future employment. The goal for each individual is to obtain permanent part-time or full-time employment.

Rhode Island SCSEP agency sponsors include:

Department of Elderly Affairs..............462-0542

East Bay Community Action................437-0008

SER For Progress................................724-1820

Westbay Community Action.....732-4666, X 120

Local NetWORKri offices provide job search assistance, employment opportunities, and workshops at no cost through a DEA partnership. Call 462-0542..

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