Important Message for Recipients Receiving SSP Benefits - April Payment Date Change for Direct Deposit

State Supplement Program (SSP) benefit direct deposit payments for April 2017 will be directly deposited on March 27, 2017. Paper checks are scheduled to arrive on or about March 31, 2017. This direct deposit payment schedule change is necessary to complete State Fiscal Year 2016-2017 closeout activities. This does not change the payment schedule for federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or any other benefits issued by the U.S. Social Security Administration. Please call the SSP Customer Support Center at 1-855-488-0541 between 8:30 am and 4:45 pm Monday through Friday if you have any questions.

Mensaje Importante para los Beneficiarios de Subsidios SSP – Cambio de Fecha del Pago de Abril de Depósito Directo

Last updated: March 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Employment and Training Services

OTDA Home Programs & Services Employment and Training Services

Overview

OTDA oversees employment programs offered through your local department of social services. Employment and training services are provided to Temporary Assistance (TA) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) applicants and recipients to support participation in work activities that have been approved and assigned by the local department of social services.

Benefits

These services are designed to assist you in finding and keeping employment. The following are some of the services that may be available to eligible TA and SNAP applicants and recipients through your local department of social services:

  • Child care assistance for children up to age 13
  • Transportation assistance (public and private)
  • Adult basic education (high school equivalency preparation, English literacy, English as a Second Language instruction)
  • Vocational education
  • Job readiness training
  • Job skills training
  • Job search assistance and referrals
  • Work Experience
  • Subsidized/unsubsidized employment
  • On the job training
  • Work-related expenses (clothing, equipment, tools)
  • Workplace accommodations (assistance for individuals with work limitations in removing workplace barriers)
  • Transitional benefits (to provide supports once you become employed)

Eligibility

TA and SNAP applicants and recipients are determined eligible for employment and training services by their local department of social service.

Apply

There is no need to apply separately for employment and training services. Staff at your local department of social services will discuss with you the services available to support your participation in work activities that have been approved and assigned by the local department of social services.

Contact

Contact your local department of social services.

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