Are you interested in short-term job training?


Workforce Development

 Louisville Metro Community Services is proud to offer a Workforce Development/Job Training Program.  Eligible participants are offered up to $5000 as a scholarship and candidates must agree to Case Management and meet comprehensive family case management requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Jefferson County resident                                                                   
  • Household income within 125% of the federal poverty guidelines ( see below) 
  • ​Cannot possess a post-secondary degree                                
  • Expect to complete requirements of a job training course by June 28, 2019.
  • Currently receiving  case management or agree to case management by Community Services representative
  • ​Training classes should be 6 months or less

Information/Documentation needed

  • Photo ID for applicant
  • Proof of income for entire household
  • Social Security number verification for everyone in the household
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Research on job training of choice (ex, cost, training, job)
  • 500 Work (Typed) Essay on “Why I want to be in the Workforce Development Program”
  • Copy of Resume
  • Personal Career Assessment (Ex, Interest Inventory) of your choice.
  • School Invoice of balance owed


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Workforce Development Information Session
The next two information sessions are scheduled for July 24, 2018 at 10 a.m.  and July 31, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.  Both will be held at the Edison Center, 701 W. Ormsby Ave.  Call Michele bright to RSVP and for more information at 574-4516.  

(Note: Louisville Metro Government also offers a number of career development programs including Code Louisville, KentuckianaWorks and 55K..)

This program is funded, in part, under a contract with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services with funds from the Community Services. Block Grant Act of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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