Our Worker Services

Through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP), we help many people transition out of unemployment and into jobs. Many training and adult education options exist alongside SCSEP. Some of the ones that we collaborate with are listed below:

Local Training & Education

In Vermont:

  • Vermont Adult Learning (VAL) provides essential skills and basic education for adult learners.
  • Northeast Kingdom Learning Services (NEKLS) offers comprehensive educational programs and services to community members who would like to advance their education or workplace skills or attain a high school diploma/equivalency.
  • Central VT Adult Basic Education provides free literacy instruction in the belief that a person who is literate has the essential key for self-understanding and for full and active membership in the world.
  • Tutorial Center Bennington  is Vermont’s most comprehensive educational support center offering academic, professional and enrichment programs in Southern Vermont.
  • Adult Career Centers has 15 career and technical centers in Vermont and two comprehensive high schools serving their regions as a career and technical center.
  • Community College of Vermont (CCV) is one of five Vermont State Colleges and has been accredited since 1975 by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. They provide quality, affordable education to over 10,000 students each year.
  • Vermont State Colleges are five unique institutions located across Vermont. They include: Castleton State College, Community College of Vermont, Johnson State College, Lyndon State College and Vermont Technical College.

In Connecticut:

Online Training & Education

  • Ed2Go – Online learning anytime anywhere, just click away!
  • GCFLearnFree.org – Take a free online class.
  • Knowledgewave Learning System – KnowledgeWave is pleased to bring you a virtual learning environment that includes computer instruction, professional development & tools to increase office productivity.

Financial Services

Financial Literacy

A4TD is proud to refer program participants to the financial service organizations with whom we have a longstanding partnership. Specifically, the free financial management courses offered by Merchants Bank prove helpful to many of program participants.

Financial Aid

  • Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, or VSAC, is a public non profit agency to help Vermonters who want to go to college or other training after high school. VSAC provides information on grants, loans, scholarships, and financial aid.
  • Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority, or CHESLA, helps students finance the cost of higher education.
  • Additional financial aid is available to A4TD program participants
  • Free Tuition for Mature Learners: Community College offerings in Vermont and in Connecticut.

Wellness Support Services

211 is a free and confidential service, providing information and referrals to resources to help maintain and improve general health and well being. Visit vermont211.org, 211ct.org , or pick up the phone and dial 211.