FY2014 Budget

FY2014 Budget

Boomers hit hard by cuts to federal jobs program.

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Our Network of Local Partners

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Senior Service America leads a diverse network of 78 local public and nonprofit agencies that operate SCSEP in 421 counties spread over 16 states.

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List of Local Partners

Unemployment & Older Workers

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The unemployment rate of low-income older workers is three times greater than the rate for all older workers.

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Digital Divide

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New digital-divide campaign would leave seniors behind.

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Featured Programs

SCSEP Program

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is the largest federally-funded program for older adults who seek civic engagement plus employment and training assistance. In 2010, more than 125,000 SCSEP participants—women and men 55+—were paid to work part-time in local programs and organizations, many of them assisting other older adults.

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Requests for Proposals

SSAI has no open RFPs at this time.


SSAI Opinion

“Respecting Our Elders: The Case for Preserving and Expanding the Senior Community Service Employment Program” – read this commentary from Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, April 2012.

SCSEP Success Story

SCSEP a Lifeline for N.C. Worker

At the Employment Security Commission office in Boone, N.C., SCSEP participant Dennis Waters, 59, greets and guides anxious job-seekers. Two years ago, this skilled carpenter’s assistant couldn’t find work and had to move into a homeless shelter. He may have to return there now if SCSEP funding cuts eliminate his assignment.

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