Senior Community Service Employment Program

Notice:  The North Carolina Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Four-Year State Plan (2020-2023) is open for public comment.  You can review the draft report below.  Please submit you comments no later than March 19, 2020 regarding the draft  Plan to

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 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