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    Programs that provide training that is designed to enable employees to perform a job that their previous training has not equipped them for or to adapt to changes in the workplace. Retraining may be needed when new methods or equipment are introduced or when jobs for which employees have trained are phased out. It may also be provided by employers or governments for employees who have been laid off and are no longer able to find employment using the skills they already possess. The need for retraining may arise because of a decline in a particular industry sector or because of rapid technological change.

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    AARP Foundation SCSEPAARP Foundation is a Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). The program enables unemployed, Allegheny County residents who are 55 years of age or older and meet income guidelines with paid training opportunities while seeking employment. Participants train 18 hours per week at non-profit or public organizations. AlleghenyAARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment ProgramAARP Pennsylvania Office
    AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment ProgramPaid job training programBerksAARP Foundation WorksearchAARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program
    Community Employment Job Placement ProgramThis program provides job placement, on site job training for a limited time, and follow up services to individuals with developmental disabilities. It is very similar to Supported Employment in terms of placing and training clients at job sites. Individuals work with an employment team at OSI to develop a job within the community which is consistent with the individual's capabilities and interests.FranklinOccupational Services, Inc- Franklin ProgramOccupational Services, Inc
    Eastern Center for Arts and Technology - Continuing Education for AdultsProvides affordable new classes in an effort to help jump-start careers. EASTERN offers a wide variety of job skill training programs for adults which are designed to meet specific job-skill needs. More than 1,000 adults gain new skills at EASTERN each year. EASTERN students in certain trade program can easily move directly into an apprentice program, or enroll in the next level of the program at EASTERN. In order to participate in the apprenticeship program, the employer must agree to the student’s participation in the program while working for the organization in the Electrical; Plumbing; or Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning fields. This would require a commitment of two nights a week for four years. EASTERN also offers over 100 online courses from A+ certification preparation, to Designing Effective Websites, to Visual Basic 2008. Adult programs offer Culinary Arts mini programs, certification and job skills programs such as Servsafe, apprenticeship programs, computer courses, such as, Microsoft Office 2007, Automotive Industry Emissions and Industry Safety Inspection, Welding, Building Trades, CPR, and Automotive Collision Repair and Technology. Receiving certain certifications may be of value to employers, as they strive to keep insurance low.MontgomeryEastern Center for Arts and Technology - Montgomery; Willow GroveEastern Center for Arts and Technology
    Fayette County Housing Authority of Pennsylvania Employment Assistance for SeniorsProvides employment assistance for low-income persons age 60 or older.FayetteEmployment Assistance for SeniorsFayette County Housing Authority of Pennsylvania
    Goodwill of Southwestern PA Vocational TrainingGoodwill’s Job Training Programs provide vocational assistance, job training, job search assistance, and job placement services. Training includes food service, housekeeping, janitorial, and retail training. Each participant is assisted by a Program Specialist who guides the individual through services as needed.AlleghenyGoodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania - EducationGoodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
    Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies Life Launch / Second Chance Young Adult ProgramPrograms for individuals who have been involved in the legal system. Provides education, employment, and training services.CambriaGoodwill of the Southern Alleghenies Young Adult ProgramGoodwill of the Southern Alleghenies
    Job Retraining - Blair County CareerLinkPrograms that provide training that is designed to enable employees to perform a job that their previous training has not equipped them for or to adapt to changes in the workplace. Retraining may be needed when new methods or equipment are introduced or when jobs for which employees have trained are phased out. It may also be provided by employers or governments for employees who have been laid off and are no longer able to find employment using the skills they already possess. The need for retraining may arise because of a decline in a particular industry sector or because of rapid technological change.BlairPA CareerLink - Blair CountyPA CareerLink
    Job Retraining - Cambria County CareerLinkPrograms that provide training that is designed to enable employees to perform a job that their previous training has not equipped them for or to adapt to changes in the workplace. Retraining may be needed when new methods or equipment are introduced or when jobs for which employees have trained are phased out. It may also be provided by employers or governments for employees who have been laid off and are no longer able to find employment using the skills they already possess. The need for retraining may arise because of a decline in a particular industry sector or because of rapid technological change.CambriaPA CareerLink - Cambria CountyPA CareerLink
    Life'sWork of Western PA - Work Ready ProgramWork Ready (WR) Program assists individuals who are on TANF to become self-sufficient. Work Ready assists individuals in gaining job skills as well as job placement. Through enrollment individuals are provided with case management services that not only connect them with community resources to assist in removing barriers, but also assist in working on the soft skills that will make them more marketable to employers. There are two phases to WR, pre-placement and post-placement. Pre-Placement is the phase where an individual participates in state approved activities such as Community Service, Paid Work Experience, Education and Training and Job Search for a predetermined amount of hours each week. The individual remains in this phase until employment of 20 hours or more is obtained. Once employed for 20 or more hours the individual enters the post-placement phase where they remain for at least 6 months. During the post placement phase the Service Coordinator provides case management to assure the individual is transitioning positively into the workforce as well as providing support and resources. Once an individual has worked 6 consecutive months they have successfully completed the program.AlleghenyLife'sWork of Western PALife'sWork of Western PA
    PA CareerLink - Berks CountyA one stop shop for career and employment services that include: - www.pacareerlink.pa.gov is PA's job search website that is free to employers and job seekers. New job postings daily. Create and account, enter your education and work history and a resume is created for you. - Conduct workshops and information sessions for the public. Can be found on the events calendar at www.careerlinkberks.com. Examples of topics: Computer Basics, MS Word and MS Excel for Beginners, Career Exploration and Networking, How to Identify your Skills, Resume Success, Ace the interview. Self schedule at wee.pacareerlink.pa.gov or call 610-988-1300. - Comprehensive Career Services - One-on-one with an employment planner to development an employment plan and outline a path to their next job. Our Success Starts Here sessions cover the gap from job search to job by centering attention on career development and advancing their skills to help succeed in their current market and workplace. For adults 18 years and up. Must meet federal eligiblity requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the Events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Work one-on-one with an employment planner to develop an employment plan and outline the path to their next job. When a plan includes training, individuals can apply for an Individual Training Account (ITA) Eligible raining programs are listed on www.pacareerlink.pa.gov. Training is also done by employers through the On-the Job Training (OJT) program. For adults 18 years and up. Must meet federal eligiblity requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the Events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Job Search/Job Club - Individuals can sign up for Comprehensive Career Services. Work one-on-one with an employment planner to development and employment plan and outline the path to their next job. Work with an employment specialist while conducting their job search. The employment receives information about employers' needs and works to connect to those opportunities. For adults 19 years and up. Must meet federal eligiblity requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the Events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) serves young adults 16-18 years old who are currently enrolled in high school in Berks County. The six-week work experience runs from the end of June through the beginning of August and services 150-300 students each summer. SYEP participants work 20-30 hours per week are paid $8 an hour by the program. Local employers offer positions spanning a variety occupations: healthcare, manufacturing, office work, outdoor maintenance, working with children, retail, etc. For High School students 16-18 years. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Eligibility packets are made available. - High School Equivalency/GED instruction is provided free of charge to eligible young adults who are interested in pursuing employment and/or post-secondary education once they obtain their GED. Classes are held in English during daytime hours at their office and include testing fees, material and supplies. Those with perfect attendance receive a weekly stipend. The average length of time it takes for a participant to obtain the GED is 4-8 weeks. While in class, they work one-on-one with their assigned case manager, who assists them in creating and carrying out a detailed career plan. They mal also work in the aid Work Experience Program. For young adults 17-24. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Paid Work Experience (PWE) program is available to those enrolled in either the High School Equivalency/GED or Career Services programs. Participants have a part-time, temporary assignment with a local employer in the career filed of their choice. Wages are between $8-10/hour depending on the difficulty of the job and are paid by the program. Individuals work anywhere from 6-12 weeks with an employer and can participate in multiple PWE placements. This program allows individual to build their resume and try different career areas, job shadow with some of the leading employer and earn money while doing it. For young adults 17-24. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. - Career Services are provided free of charge to eligible you adults who have graduated high school or any type of post-secondary education and are looking for assistance in finding work or enrolling in post-secondary education. Individuals will develop an in-depth career plan that can contain a variety of components including job shadowing, volunteering, interning, participating in the part time Paid Work Experience Program, college visits, interview prep, job search and more. Assessments and standardized tests are utilized to gauge work skills. Individuals will take the WorkKeys® Assessments to earn an ACT® National Career Readiness Certificate, which certifies essential sills for the workplace. For young adults 17-24. Must meet federal eligibility requirements. Attend Welcome Orientation. Check the events calendar at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov for days and times. BerksPA CareerLink - Berks CountyPA CareerLink
    Pennsylvania Women Work - New Choices Career DevelopmentA series of career development classes that teach women (and men) the skills they need to search for a job, ace an interview, and find employment that pays a family-sustaining wage. The ten-session career development program provides individualized support in areas including career assessment and exploration, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing techniques and stress and time management. Students will also learn current computer skills.AlleghenyPennsylvania Women WorkPennsylvania Women Work
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-SufficiencyEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - HeadquartersPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - Boulevard DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - Boulevard DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - Chelten DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - Chelten DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - Delancey DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - Delancey DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - Elmwood DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - Elmwood DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - Lehigh DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - Glendale DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - Liberty DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - Liberty DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - Ridge/ Tioga DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - Ridge/ Tioga DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - Somerset DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - Somerset DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - South DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - South DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - Unity DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - Unity DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Philadelphia County Assistance Office - Road to Economic Self-Sufficiency - West DistrictEnables recipients to secure jobs that lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia County Assistance Office - West DistrictPennsylvania Department of Human Services, Philadelphia County Assistance Office
    Venango County Department of Human Services - Main Complex - Community Support ServicesProvides a variety of services to assist adults and families with daily stressors like childcare, nutrition and clothing, health needs, utility, transportation, support groups, Life Coach for transition-aged youth, scholarship programs for summer camp and field trips, literacy programs, and employment services.VenangoVenango County Department of Human Services - Main ComplexVenango County Department of Human Services
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System: Comprehensive Vocational Services and Supported EmploymentVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Comprehensive Vocational Services and Supported Employment helps Veterans get back to work. Staff will assess your abilities and interests, provide you with job-seeking skills and assist you with finding and maintaining employment. They will provide support as long as you need it. This program gives priority to serious psychiatric issues. The program will help:
    • Determine the type of work you want to do,
    • Fill out job applications,
    • Arrange job interviews,
    • Prepare you for interview questions,
    • Handle problems that may arise on the job,
    • Work closely with your clinician and employer regarding your potential symptoms,
    • Their staff can attend interviews with you and accompany you on the job to help you adjust to your duties.
    AlleghenyVA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Leadership Program - Homeless Veterans Reintegration ProgramProvides help for homeless veterans to seek and gain employment and training services to re-enter the work force. Offers job counseling, resume preparation and job placement.AlleghenyVeterans Leadership Program-Homeless Veterans Reintegration ProgramVeterans Leadership Program of Western PA
    Work Ready ProgramThis program's goal is to support qualified welfare recipients in Franklin County overcome the barriers that prevent them from getting or keeping employment. Individuals obtain the skills that will help them build a more stable future.FranklinSouth Central Community Action Programs, Franklin CountySouth Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Work Ready - SCCAPWork Ready meets the core of SCCAP's mission. We actively work with families to help them break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their children. Our staff members help families identify the barriers that are keeping them from obtaining and keeping long term employment, and then we help them work to overcome those barriers. We also provide ongoing support and guidance to families as they transition to permanent employment.AdamsSouth Central Community Action Programs, Adams CountySouth Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP

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