Community Action, Inc.
Primarily Serving Clarion and Jefferson Counties, Pennsylvania

Work Ready

Project Description

Work Ready Background

Work Ready is a job readiness project funded by the Department of Human Services (DHS) and operates in conjunction with the local County Assistance Office (CAO).

What is Work Ready?

  • Work Ready helps identify and remove barriers hindering employment and self-sufficiency; barriers may include transportation, child care, education, and job skills.
  • Work Ready provides case management and assistance with goal-setting.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a Jefferson or Clarion County resident
  • Be receiving Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Be referred to Work Ready by the CAO

Serving the following counties:
Clarion, Jefferson


Contact Information
Cheryl Shellhammer
Work Ready Director
[email protected]
814-226-4785 Ext 104

Jefferson County Assistance Office 814-938-2990 or 800-242-8241
Clarion County Assistance Office 814-226-1700 or 800-253-3488