Herkimer County


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The Employment Unit assists Temporary Assistance applicants and recipients to access and utilize available services and supports necessary to become self-sufficient.

Eligible activities/services include:

  • Orientation
  • Assessment
  • Employability development planning
  • Employment readiness training
  • Supervised job search
  • Community work experience
  • Work/Career counseling
  • Education/vocation/rehabilitation referrals
  • Job placement/post employment services

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant/recipient of: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Safety Net Assistance (SN)
  • Food Stamps (FS)

Referral Process:

Internal referrals from the Temporary Assistance/Food Stamp Units

Client Fees:None