We are here to help you achieve your career goals. If you need help to get you to the point where you are ready to work, these resources may be of assistance to you.
This program provides individuals with access to education and training that helps them prepare for work and helps businesses meet their needs for skilled workers. Read more about this program here: https://upperscworks.com/wp-content/uploads/WIOA-Information-Flyer-Updated-11-14-2018.pdf
If you have been laid off through no fault of your own, you may be eligible to receive unemployment benefits.
If you do not have your high school diploma, getting your GED could be the best investment you make for your career.
The Department of Social Services (DSS) provides low-income individuals with assistance purchasing food, child and adult protective services, and temporary training for the unemployed.
Most of South Carolina employers administer a pre-employment drug test. Substances can stay in your body for a month or more. If you need help, contact a local alcohol and drug treatment program.
If you have a medical condition that makes it more difficult to get or keep a job they have services that may help you overcome those barriers.
The South Carolina Commission for the Blind aims to provide services to the visually impaired or blind residents of South Carolina. These services are designed to assist these persons to become socially and economically independent.
Goodwill has many job training programs, including programs like becoming a nursing assistant. They have retail training and training for manufacturing. They also have specialized services for participants over the age of 55 who need help connecting with a job.
The Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) supplies a large variety of support for job seekers including emergency assistance funds. Job training may be available.
Job Corps will help you earn your high school diploma, a high school equivalency credential or college credit. This program is especially useful because Job Corps will work with you to find the right job or path even after graduation.