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You may qualify for employment or training programs funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Have you been laid off from a job?

Contact your local American Job Center to see if you qualify for any of the programs listed below.

Other federal employment and training programs

Apprenticeship programs
Apprenticeships are a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation.

Employment Networks providers
If you receive Social Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Employment Networks can help you with free career counseling, job placement, and then ongoing support once you have started working.

Find an Indian and Native American Program
Employment and training services specific to Native American communities, which are administered in ways that are consistent with the traditional cultural values and beliefs of the people they are designed to serve

Find a Job Corps Center
Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life for eligible young people ages 16-24.If you or someone you know is interested in joining Job Corps, call (800) 733-JOBS or (800) 733-5627 or click the link above to find a program near you.

Find a National Farmworker Jobs Program
Services for migrant and other seasonally-employed farmworkers and their families, which include economic self-sufficiency through job training and other services to address employment related needs.

Find an Older Worker (SCSEP) Program
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Helps subsidize part-time employment and training in community service positions so that older workers can move to unsubsidized, private sector jobs.