If you have questions or would like to request more information, please reach out to Celeste Gilreath, Director of Senior Programs

[email protected]



What is SCSEP?

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program designed to help unemployed, low-income, older Americans. The program is designed to give seniors hands-on job training with an end-goal of securing a more permanent job opportunity.

What are the requirements?
  • Participants must be:
  • 55 years old or older
  • Unemployed
  • Living on a family income of no more than 125% of the federal poverty level
What are the benefits?
  • 20 weekly hours of paid training based on the federal minimum wage rate of pay.
  • Opportunities to be placed in clerical, receptionist, food service, maintenance, child or adult care, and other positions.
  • All training assignments will be at non-profit or government agencies.
What if I don't live in Forsyth County?

The Winston-Salem Urban League oversees SCSEP participants in the following 14 counties:

Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes, Yadkin, and Yancey

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

Are you 55 or older? If so, the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) might be for you!

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