Aging Services: Senior Community Services Employment Program
Older Americans Act (Title V) Senior Community Services Employment Program
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based job training program for older Americans. Authorized by the Older Americans Act, the program provides training for low-income, unemployed older Americans 55 years and older. The Department of Human Service-Aging Services administrators the grant and provides work-based job training and Community Services in 34 counties. The services are provided through three identified sub-contractors which are listed below and the remaining Oklahoma counties are covered by National SCSEP Grantees.
Beckham , Custer , Greer , Harmon , Jackson , Kiowa, Roger Mills , Washita,
Cleveland, Cotton , Jefferson , McClain , Stephens , and Tillman.
Contact Person: Cindy Poston
Mailing Address: No Site Selected at this time
Phone Number: 405-435-6590
OEDA (Oklahoma Economic Development Authority)
Alfalfa, Blaine, Garfield , Grant , Kay, Kingfisher, Major , Noble, Beaver,
Cimarron, Dewey , Ellis, Harper , Texas, Woods, and Woodward .
Phone: 580-237-4810 ext. 117
Osage, Tulsa, Rogers, and Washington.
Phone: (918) 783-5793
Oklahoma National Grantees
AARP Oklahoma City Project Site
Service County coverage: Caddo, Canadian, Comanche, Grady, Lincoln, and Oklahoma
AARP Tulsa Project Site
Service County coverage: Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Creek, Delaware, Mayes, Muskogee, Nowata, Okmulgee, Ottawa, Pawnee, Payne, Tulsa, and Wagoner.
AARP McAlester Project Site
Service County coverage: Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Choctaw, Coal, Garvin, Haskell, Hughes, Johnston, Latimer, Leflore, Love, Marshall, McCurtain, McIntosh, Murray, Okfuskee, Pittsburg, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Pushmataha, Seminole and Sequoyah
NICOA (National Indian Council on Aging)
Service County: Adair, Caddo, Comanche, Haskell, Hughes, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Pottawatomie, Seminole, Sequoyah, and Tulsa
Oklahoma Department of Human Services – Aging Services Contact
Program Field Representative
50 Northeast 23rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
United States Department of Labor (DOL) Oversees SCSEP
Public Laws and Regulations including:
Older Americans Act; Workforce Investment Act; Jobs for Veterans Act; Age Discrimination Act; Age Discrimination in Employment Act; Americans with Disabilities Act; and Interim Final Rule (6/29/07). http://www.doleta.gov/Seniors/html_docs/regs.cfm
For the name and contact information of the SCSEP project closest to you, please visit www.servicelocator.org/olderworkers or call the Department of Labor's Toll-Free Help Line at 1-877-US2-JOBS (1-877-872-5627). You can also contact your local American Job Center for more information.