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County offers training for dislocated workers

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The El Dorado County Department of Human Services has funding that can help pay for training to assist individuals who need help returning to work and are unlikely to return to their previous industry/ occupation. Displaced homemakers and self-employed individuals may also qualify.

The Adult and Dislocated Worker Program, is designed to provide quality employment and training services to assist eligible individuals in finding and qualifying for employment opportunities. Services are provided through the Connections One-Stop Career Centers in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe and may include funds for vocational schools or technical training or related expenses, work experience opportunities, job search assistance, and work readiness training.

Adults must apply for this program. The minimum requirements are that they are at least 18 years old, unemployed or underemployed, and able to financially support themselves while in training. Participants need not be low income to qualify.

Call Koko Green at 530-573-4333 to learn more about adult and dislocated worker services in South Lake Tahoe.

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