Benefits

Pay and Allowances

Job Corps pays each student a living allowance twice a month while in the program. Just like a real job, taxes are deducted from this allowance.

Housing

Our center can house 120 male students and 120 female students in two dormitories. Each dormitory has bathroom and shower facilities, laundry facilities, TV rooms, lounges, and vending machines.

Meals

Our students are provided three nutritious meals each day at no cost in one of the best cafeteria facilities in Job Corps.

Wellness Center

The wellness center is open daily for basic medical, dental, and optometrist services which are provided free to our students. The wellness center also provides 24-hour emergency medical services. Weight management, smoking cessation, pregnancy prevention, and other health-related programs are also available.

Solo Parent Program

Our center offers a Solo Parent Program for single parents and their dependent children. This allows students to participate in Job Corps without having to be separated from their children.

Students in the Solo Parent Program have their own dormitory with room for 24 parents and up to two children per parent. Children must be between six months and school age to live in this dormitory.

While the parents are in training during the day, the children are cared for in a day care center which is attached to the Solo Parent dormitory. The day care center is staffed by teachers who are trained to work with young children, and is operated by ABC Childcare.

Graduate Benefits

As a Job Corps graduate, you will have a positive outlook and be qualified and prepared for today's professional workplace. Additional graduate benefits include:

  • A transition allowance of up to $1000 to assist you with transportation and housing
  • Job placement assistance for up to nine months
  • Career counseling
  • Relocation counseling services

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