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Aging Services: Senior Community Services Employment Program

Service Information

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.    

Oklahoma Sub-contractors

AARP Foundation

Service County:

Beckham , Custer , Greer , Harmon , Jackson , Kiowa, Roger Mills , Washita,

Cleveland, Cotton ,  Jefferson , McClain , Stephens , and Tillman.

Contact Person: Cindy Poston

Email:

Mailing Address: No Site Selected at this time

Phone Number: 405-435-6590

OEDA (Oklahoma Economic Development Authority)

Service County:

Alfalfa, Blaine, Garfield , Grant , Kay, Kingfisher, Major , Noble, Beaver,

Cimarron, Dewey , Ellis, Harper , Texas, Woods, and Woodward .

Phone: 580-237-4810 ext. 117

Grand Gateway

Service County:

Osage, Tulsa, Rogers, and Washington.

http://grandgateway.org/
Phone: (918) 783-5793

Oklahoma National Grantees

AARP Oklahoma City Project Site

Service County coverage: Caddo, Canadian, Comanche, Grady, Lincoln, and Oklahoma

Phone: 405-879-3899

AARP Tulsa Project Site

Service County coverage: Adair, Cherokee, Craig, Creek, Delaware,  Mayes, Muskogee, Nowata, Okmulgee, Ottawa, Pawnee, Payne, Tulsa, and Wagoner.

Phone: 918-621-4480

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

Phone: 918-302-1068

NICOA (National Indian Council on Aging)

Service County:  Adair, Caddo, Comanche, Haskell, Hughes, Muskogee, Oklahoma, Okmulgee,   Pottawatomie, Seminole, Sequoyah, and Tulsa

Phone: 405-951-9240

Contact Information

Main Contact

Oklahoma Department of Human Services – Aging Services Contact

Larry Bartels

Program Field Representative

Phone:  405-521-2281

Email: Larry.Bartels@okdhs.org

Mailing Address:
50 Northeast 23rd

Oklahoma City, OK  73105

Resources

United States Department of Labor (DOL) Oversees SCSEP

DOL

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.

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