Employment and TrainingEARN, HiSET, GED, Work Ready, Work Ready SNAP, and Adult Literacy.

Bedford, Blair, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, and Mifflin counties.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss (I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! -1978)

Center for Community Action’s (CCA’s) Employment and Training programs and services are designed to assist with increasing individual and family self-sufficiency providing people with the opportunity to learn the skills needed to gain employment. Our employment and training programs are designed to provided short-term job coaching, on-the-job training experiences through activities and community service, and resume and job search assistance.

We network with local employment agencies and businesses in the areas we serve to gauge what employers are looking for. Then, we help you obtain those skills.

Programs in this category

Program NameProgram CountiesIncome GuidelinesRegulationsPrimary Contact
Work ReadyBedford;Fulton;Huntingdon;MifflinNoneMust be referred by County Assistance Office
Must be receiving TANF and have a child(ren)
Expectation of barrier remediation with goal of employment
1-800-323-9997
SNAP Work ReadyBlairNoneMust be referred by County Assistance Office
Must be Able-Bodied Adult Without Dependents receiving SNAP
Expectation of community volunteering or enrollment in E&T activity
1-800-323-9997
OVR-Work Based Learning ExperienceBedford;Blair;Fulton;HuntingdonNoneMust be referred by school districts
Provision of in-class instruction on Work Place Readiness, Life Skills, and Self-Advocacy
1-800-323-9997
OVR-Pre-Employment TransitionBedford;Blair;Fulton;HuntingdonNoneMust be referred by school districts
Provision of in-class instruction on Work Place Readiness, Life Skills, and Self-Advocacy
1-800-323-9997
OVR-Job ShadowBedford;Blair;Fulton;HuntingdonNoneMust be referred by OVR counselor
For ages 14 to 22
Must have an IEP or open case with and OVR counselor
1-800-323-9997
Central Fulton ProjectFultonNoneMust be referred by Central Fulton School District
Students receive a one-on-one job coach during the school year
1-800-323-9997
Employment, Advancement, and Retention Network (EARN)Bedford;Blair;FultonNoneMust be referred by County Assistance Office
Must be receiving TANF and have a child(ren)
Expectation of gaining employment within 6 months
1-800-323-9997
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