Eckerd Workforce Development’s Adult Program helps individuals currently receiving government support transition back into the workforce and achieve self-sufficiency. Through a network of community services, eligible adults are provided with the skills needed to obtain jobs in today’s competitive labor market. The program is focused on leading participants to careers that provide sustainable living wages, so participants can in turn provide for themselves and their families. This program fully aligns with the 2015 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
Support services may include the following:
- Job readiness training
- GED and high school diploma assistance
- National certifications
- Paid work experience (available in most locations)
- Soft skills training
- Transportation assistance
- Diversion services for families
- Subsidized child care referrals
- Domestic violence prevention services
- Substance and mental health treatment referrals
Adults ages 18 and older who receive government support through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Welfare, or other government subsidized programs. Other requirements and program specifics may vary by locations.
Eckerd Workforce Development’s Adult Program is offered in many states across the country. If you are 18 years old or older and believe you might qualify for our free services, please complete our Online Application.