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TANF Family Economic Security (FES)-Employment Services Program

Program Overview:

The purpose of the FES – TANF Employment Services, is designed to assist participants in finding and retaining full-time employment that is sustainable and meets the needs of the family.  The program provides subsidized employment up to 700 hours per participant that provides on- the-job training to under skilled or unskilled worker and specialized training that may include training for Home Health Aides, Personal Care Aides, Nursing Aides, clinical medical assistant, Certified Nursing Assistance, CDL training, flagger training, pharmacy technicians, or other in-demand, higher wage professions. 
Adults and youth ages 16-18 years old or youth up to 19 years of age if still enrolled in high school are eligible for services. 

FES – TANF Employment Services: 

  • Applicants must have a minor child residing in the home or be age 16-19 years old.  
  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible alien.
  • Participants must complete an application and meet all  financial and non-financial criteria to be  eligible for the program;
  • For FES – TANF Subsidized Employment households must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level for 2012. Income chart
  • For the FES Specialized Training Program households must be at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.  Income chart

FES-Employment Services Program Application

FES Contractor Resources


Page last updated: 08/15/2014