Senior Community Employment Program (SCSEP)

Service Providers
SCSEP participants are placed in temporary training assignments where they gain valuable on-the-job work experience and training needed to gain meaningful employment. 
  Participants will work 20 hours a week at the training sites for which they will be paid minimum wage.  This on-the-job training as well as additional training and service as needed help participants to find meaningful employment after SCSEP. Program Objectives
  • Participate in community service assignments to learn new skills in on the job training
  • Assistance in resume development
  • Assistance in developing job search skills
  • Increase opportunities to obtain jobs in the private sector
  • Referrals to supportive services as needed
  • Change stereotypes about older workers through public education and demonstrated success
  • Be unemployed
  • Be 55 years of age or older and a resident of Connecticut
  • Have an annual family income that is not more than 125% of the federal poverty income guidelines.
Family Size Annual Income
1 Individual - $15,950
Family of 2 - $21,550 Family of 3 - $27,150


SCSEP Providers

For additional information about SCSEP, please contact Jennifer Gorman at (860) 424-5643 or at
Greater New Haven Area:

Associates for Training and Development
 Whitneyville Cultural Commons 
1253 Whitney Ave 
Hamden, CT 06517
Michelle Cullen
(203) 910-4267

Litchfield County:

Associates for Training and Development
59 Field St
Torrington, CT 06790
 Michelle Cullen
(203) 910-4267

Greater Stamford Area:

Associates for Training and Development
198 Selleck St
Stamford CT 06902
Michelle Cullen
(203) 910-4267

For Other Senior Community Service Employment Program Contact:

Fairfield, Hartford, Middlesex, New London, Tolland and Windham Counties:

The WorkPlace Inc.
350 Fairfield Ave, 4th Flr
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 953-3752
John Szymanski

601 Norwich New London Tnpk, Suite 1
Montville, CT 06382
(203) 610-8478
Rory Patton 

20-28 Sargeant St, 2nd Flr
Hartford, CT 06105
(203) 610-6554
Elizabeth Acevedo 

458 Grand Ave, Rm 110
New Haven, CT 06513
Patryce Bryant
(203) 373-2101

649 West Main St
Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 373-2101
Patryce Bryant




The total cost Connecticut State Senior Community Service Employment Program grant is $971,660. Of that, 90 percent (874,494) is
funded by the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration. The other 10 percent ($97,166) is funded through non-Federal resources.