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Economic & Employment Services Work Program

Families can get other types of support services to help in preparing them to work. They may receive these support services while they are getting cash assistance. These services can continue for a year after they quit getting cash assistance. Families may receive several services and supports, including the following:
 
  • Help in getting and keeping jobs
  • Work experience
  • Services for learning disabilities, drug or alcohol problems, or domestic violence
  • Services for help with reading and math
  • Mental health services
  • Physical health care
  • Help coping with disabilities
  • Parenting help
  • Help getting dentures, eyeglasses, hearing aids
  • Job training
  • Help getting a GED or learning English
  • Help getting to job locations
  • Clothing
  • Help with basic needs
  • Moving costs related to a job

 

 

Adults must do one of the following in order to receive cash assistance for their family:
  • Work or be in work activities
  • Be in programs to help reduce barriers to work
  • Take care of a child under 2 months of age
  • Take care of a disabled household member


Persons who are not required to get a job or be in work activities may apply for services.