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Programs that provide assistance for people who need information, guidance and/or training in specific job-related skills to make appropriate occupational choices and secure and retain positions that effectively utilize their abilities.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Air Force Aid Society - Emergency AssistanceAir Force Aid Society emergency assistance is available to Airmen and their eligible family members to meet immediate needs in an emergency situation. The Society provides interest free loans and grants based on the individual situation for needs such as:
  • Basic Living Expenses,
  • Emergency Travel,
  • Vehicle Expenses,
  • Funeral Expenses,
  • Medical/Dental,
  • Child Care/Respite,
  • Moving Expenses,
  • Miscellaneous Expenses,
Standard Emergency Assistance Loans And Grants
  • Emergency based,
  • Intended to solve emergency financial need,
  • Loan/grant requests considered on a case-by-case basis,
  • Applicant completes application with budget.
Falcon Loans
  • Emergency based loan up to $750 for active duty.
  • Intended for certain categories of financial emergencies.
  • Must be repaid in 10 months or less.
  • Must not have current AFAS loan.
  • Budget not required.
Air Force Aid SocietyAir Force Aid Society
Bethesda Lutheran Services - Bethesda Leadership Center - Erie County Independent Living ProgramAssists youth transitioning from placement to independent living with the skills and resources necessary to make them productive members of society. ECILP helps youth accomplish goals with employment, enrollment in educational or vocational training, and maintaining a stable place of residence after discharge.ErieBethesda Lutheran Services - Bethesda Leadership CenterBethesda Lutheran Services
Bethesda Lutheran Services - Bethesda Trinity Center - Erie County Independent Living ProgramProvides independency and self sufficiency skills, including, assessment, life skills, education, employment guidance and counseling, health prevention and support services.ErieBethesda Lutheran Services - Bethesda Trinity CenterBethesda Lutheran Services
Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services - HarrisburgServices include: - Independent Living Services - Specialized Services - Vocational rehabilitation including counseling, guidance, pre-vocational training, job placement, and specialized blindness skills training - Orientation and mobility instruction (white cane usage) - Rehabilitation Teaching - Business Enterprise program that trains persons who are blind to work in food service - Transportation can be purchased by the agency for consumers when needed in conjunction with another service - Public education programsDauphinPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry - Bureau of Blindness and Visual ServicesPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Career Development Center - WorkAbleProvides career consulting and employment coaching to unemployed and underemployed job seekers in the Allegheny County region. Services include: Career consulting and assessment, Guidance in resume and cover letter writing, Development of job search strategies, networking skills and interviewing skills, LinkedIn and social media training, Job search assistance, Online learning center and computer lab, Help with immediate needs and barriers to employment, Connection to other resources. WorkAble is available at sites through Allegheny county, including Millvale, Bethel Park, Prospect Park, Mt Lebanon, Bellevue, Allison Park, Oakland and Squirrel Hill.AlleghenyJFCS Career Development CenterJewish Family and Community Services
Community Based Programming "Day Program"Pre-release services; suppportive counseling; life skills; HIV/AIDS prevention/education and case management; referral services; community educationand employment counseling; job placement; alternative to incarceration and residential programs; male and female juvenile probationers' case management; after school children's programming; After care support group; educational/mentoring activities includind Adult Basic Education.DauphinPROMISE PLACEThe Program
Community Based Programming "Day Program"Pre-release services; suppportive counseling; life skills; HIV/AIDS prevention/education and case management; referral services; community educationand employment counseling; job placement; alternative to incarceration and residential programs; male and female juvenile probationers' case management; after school children's programming; After care support group; educational/mentoring activities includind Adult Basic Education.DauphinTHE PROGRAMThe Program
East End Cooperative Ministry IMPACTS ProgramIndividuals Making Progress and Change Toward Self-Sufficiency), grouped all of the residential, adult education and employment programs under one umbrella, and added a new component – Work Therapy. The I.M.P.A.C.T.S. Program encompasses all of EECM’s services designed to help individuals move toward self-sufficiency, including educational, employment, and residential programs. Case managers and volunteers help individuals break the cycle of addiction, poverty and homelessness by giving them access to the resources they need to achieve their goals.AlleghenyEast End Cooperative Ministry IMPACTS ProgramEast End Cooperative Ministry
Employment Assistant Project (EAP)The EAP (Employment Assistant Project) offers job search assistance, job readiness, ono-on-one mentoring and any other needed assistance for employment. Assistance includes resume preparation, completing job applications and mock interviews. The EAP identifies potential employers willing to consider ex-offenders for hire.DauphinChristian Recovery Aftercare Ministry, Inc.Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministry, Inc.
Greensburg YMCA Education and Employment TrainingProvides adult literacy programs, GED preparation and job trainingWestmorelandGreensburg YMCA Education and Employment TrainingGreensburg YMCA
Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services-Community Services GroupCSG offers a wide range of support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our services are individualized and driven by the needs and goals of the individual and his or her loved ones, with a focus on increasing independence at home and in the community. Support includes: Residential living arrangements; Supported care for individuals who live on their own or with their families; Employment services that provide the guidance needed to find and retain jobs; Adult day programs in both group and individual settings; Behavioral support services.ClintonAdult Services - Community Services GroupCommunity Services Group
Martin Luther King Center - Main Office - Building Trades Work TrainingIn conjunction with Preferred Systems, Inc. provides real work training and experience with various labor unions.ErieMartin Luther King Center - Main OfficeMartin Luther King Center
Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV - Adult Education - Greenville Area School DistrictAdult Basic Education (ABE): helps adults acquire the knowledge and skills they need in order to carry out daily responsibilities at home, in the community and in the workplace. General Educational Development (GED) Classes: Preparation classes to help students successfully complete the five sections of the General Educational Development Test: Writing skills, Social Studies, Science, Literature and the Arts and Math.MercerMidwestern Intermediate Unit IVMidwestern Intermediate Unit IV
Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV - Adult Education - PA CareerLink Mercer CountyAdult Basic Education (ABE): helps adults acquire the knowledge and skills they need in order to carry out daily responsibilities at home, in the community and in the workplace. General Educational Development (GED) Classes: Preparation classes to help students successfully complete the four sections of the General Educational Development Test:: Social Studies, Science, Reg./LA, and Math. MercerMidwestern Intermediate Unit IVMidwestern Intermediate Unit IV
Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV - Adult Education - Sharon Middle/High SchoolAdult Basic Education (ABE): helps adults acquire the knowledge and skills they need in order to carry out daily responsibilities at home, in the community and in the workplace. General Educational Development (GED) Classes: Preparation classes to help students successfully complete the five sections of the General Educational Development Test: Writing skills, Social Studies, Science, Literature and the Arts and Math.MercerMidwestern Intermediate Unit IVMidwestern Intermediate Unit IV
New Hope Ministries - DillsburgFood pantry, Financial Assistance for rent, utilities, transportation, stability classes - GED, Nurse Aide, Budgeting, Forklift, Truck driving, Vision Referral (for people with no eye insurance or means to pay for eye care/glasses), etc. YorkNew Hope Ministries - DillsburgNew Hope Ministries
New Hope Ministries - DoverFood pantry, Financial Assistance for rent, utilities, transportation, stability classes - GED, Nurse Aide, Budgeting, Forklift, Truck driving, Vision Referral (for people with no eye insurance or means to pay for eye care/glasses), etc. YorkNew Hope Ministries - DoverNew Hope Ministries
New Hope Ministries - HanoverFood pantry, Financial Assistance for rent, utilities, transportation, stability classes - GED, Nurse Aide, Budgeting, Forklift, Truck driving, Vision Referral (for people with no eye insurance or means to pay for eye care/glasses), etc. YorkNew Hope Ministries - HanoverNew Hope Ministries
Northside Common Ministries Financial Opportunity CenterOn-site Employment Specialist is here to help people find a job. On-site Income Supports Specialist helps access food stamps, CHIP, Social Security Disability, Utility Assistance, Tax Prep services and more. On-site Financial Counselor is there to help improve client’s credit and work on budgeting. AlleghenyNorthside Common MinistriesGoodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
PathStone - Employment PreparationProvides job counseling, on-the-job training, and employment for migrant farmworkers who wish to enter year round, full-time, unsubsidized employment. In some cases, can provide supportive services such as emergency housing, transportation to work, emergency food, and child care. Maintains a list of migrant camps in Lancaster County. ChesterPathStone Corporation - Kennett SquarePathStone Corporation
PathStone - Training and Employment ServicesTo assist eligible farmworkers to reach self-sufficiency through successful job placement. - Eligibility Assistance - Program Application Assistance - Skills and Interest Assessments - Individual Career Counseling - Career Exploration and Planning - Resumé Assistance - Interview Assistance - English as a Second Language and Workplace Literacy Training - Computer Literacy Training - Adult Basic Education and High School Equivalency (GED) - Life Skills Training - Work Experience - Customized Training - Occupational Skills Training and Certifications - Skill Upgrading and Retraining - On-the-Job Training - Supportive Services - Entrepreneurship Training - Follow-up Services After-Job PlacementDauphinPathStone Corporation - Kennett SquarePathStone Corporation
Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - HarrisburgDiagnosis- evaluating medical, psychological, occupational and educational abilities and limitations.DauphinPennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
South Hills Interfaith Movement - WorkAbleWorkAble is a program designed to help job seekers build the skills necessary to land their next job. WorkAble combines the services of professional career consultants, assistance from volunteer mentors, and skill building workshops to provide support during the job search. WorkAble’s holistic approach can also help clients address immediate critical needs and barriers to employment. This programs is funded through the United Way of Allegheny County and is a collaboration of the Career Development Center, North Hills Community Outreach, and South Hills Interfaith Ministries.AlleghenySouth Hills Interfaith Movement Family Support ProgramsSouth Hills Interfaith Movement
Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh - Urban Youth Empowerment Program Youth Training ProgramA career preparation and training program for out of school youth or adjudicated young adults in Allegheny County. The program includes GED preparation classes, community services, on the job training, internships, personal development and mentoring. Accepts donations of clothing for men going on job interviews.AlleghenyEmployment DivisionUrban League of Greater Pittsburgh
Women's Recovery Transitional HousingTransitional shelter for women in recovery. Also provide mentoring, NA/AA meetings, support groups, and employment services.DauphinNo Turning BackNo Turning Back
Young Adult Classes with Hands On Training (Y.A.C.H.T)FREE Employment and Training Program; Professional Development Classes Paid at $20.00 per Class; 5 day Labor/Maintenance Hands-On Training Paid at $50.00 per Day; Assistance with Paid Work Experience at $10.00 per hourWestmorelandYoung Adult Careers with Hands on Training (Y.A.C.H.T)Private Industry Council of Westmoreland Fayette

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