Senior Community Service Employment Program

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) places individuals 55 and older who are economically disadvantaged into part-time community service assignments while helping them transition into unsubsidized employment.

SCSEP empowers low-income older workers to achieve economic independence while training in community service activities that assist in gaining marketable skills to re-enter the workforce.

The Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) and four national contractors administer SCSEP in 98 counties in the state. 


To be eligible, a person must:

  • Be at least 55 years of age
  • Be a resident of North Carolina
  • Be unemployed
  • Have an income at 125 percent of the poverty level or below


Contact Your Local SCSEP Provider

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