Work Ready

The Work Ready program uses a partnership between the PA Dept of Human Services and the PA Community Action Agencies to provide employment and training services.  Program participants have limited employability or temporary incapacity and require an individualized approach.  The Work Ready program provides Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients with education, skills training, work activities and job placement services designed to enable self-sufficiency.  

Work Ready is designed to serve individuals who have substantial barriers that interfere with full engagement in work activities in compliance with State and Federal requirements.  Work Ready allows clients to gradually engage in work actvities while maintaining required participation and  moving toward self-sufficiency.

Participants must be referred to this program by the:

Lancaster County Assistance Office
832 Manor Street
PO Box 4967
Lancaster, PA 17604-4967
Ph:  (717) 299-7411

The primary goal of Work Ready is to help clients transition to the EARN program and to secure and retain employment by providing services that will help the client stabilize barriers that may hinder them from achieving self-sufficiency.