Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
Many people 55 & over are faced with poor employment prospects in today’s job market. SCSEP opens the door to new opportunities.
The mission and purpose of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is to foster and promote individual, economic self-sufficiency through useful, part-time opportunities in community service assignments for unemployed, low-income people ages 55 and older. The program aims to increase the number of older people who may enjoy the benefits of unsubsidized employment in the public and private sectors of Bristol, Plymouth and Hampden Counties.
Eligibility: Must be 55 and older, unemployed, and meet income guidelines (125% of the poverty level)
Documentation Needed: Proof of income.
Application Process: Interested parties should contact the Fall River office.
Criteria for Selection: Eligible persons are considered based on their number of Most in Need characteristics. Veterans and spouses of Veterans receive first consideration.
Note: Greater Taunton residents seeking information or who wish to apply should contact the office in Fall River at the telephone number listed below.
Program Funding Details: CFC SCSEP is operated under a USDOL grant and in cooperation with Senior Service America, Inc. SCSEP is funded by a $45.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. This funding provides 90% of the support for SCSEP with SSAI providing 10% match or $5 million. The SCSEP Program is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Fall River Office
Director: Sherilyn Benedetti
Address: 264 Griffin St. Fall River, MA 02724
Telephone: (508) 679-0041 ext 220
Fax: (508) 324-0643
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.