Specialty Programs & Additional Resources

CareerSource Pinellas is your one-stop workforce services provider, offering a wide range of specialty programs within Pinellas County.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP works to assist eligible participants to gain skills, training, experience and/or employment to increase their ability to become self-sufficient. To learn more click here.

 

Welfare Transition Program (WTP)

WTP helps parents move from welfare to work. To begin your application or to download activity forms, please click here.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

At this time, WIOA Program Funding availability is as follows:

  • WIOA Out-Of-School Youth
  • WIOA Adult
  • WIOA Dislocated Worker

 

WIOA is a “work first program” that’s goal is to assist customers to enter or return to employment. To review eligibility and screen yourself: click here to learn more.

WIOA Youth Training

If you are out-of-school, between the ages of 18-24 and motivated to start a training program or begin a career, WIOA Youth Training can provide you with the skills you need! Click here to learn more.

Tampa Bay YouthBuild

Take control of your future.

If you are a motivated young adult between the ages of 17 and 24, you can earn up to $5,000 in cash incentives.  Plus, you’ll earn your high school diploma or GED, learn construction and other trades and receive nationally-recognized industry certifications!

Learn more today. 

Department of Children and Families

Click here to link to your DCF ACCESS account, which requires a user ID and a password to review your case or benefits. This agency is unique and separate from CareerSource Pinellas. CareerSource Pinellas does not have access to the systems necessary to assist you with Department of Children and Families claims. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Florida's Federal Bonding Program

Employers may receive Fidelity Bonds, free-of-charge, as an incentive to hire hard-to-place job applicants.  Bonds issued by the Federal Bonding Program help employers offset potential risks with the job honesty of at-risk job seekers (ex-offenders, persons in substance-abuse recovery, economically disadvantaged individuals lacking work history, etc). For information, please contact 727-524-4344 and ask for assistance with the Federal Bonding Program. For more information click here.

Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program (NCPEP)

NPCEP helps parents pay child support, obtain employment and provides guidance through the first 180 days on the job.

Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA)

As of January 1, 2016, the Re-employment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) program was replaced by the Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) program. The RESEA program helps Re-employment Assistance (RA) claimants who are most likely to exhaust their RA benefits before finding new employment. The program also helps transitioning veterans receiving Unemployment Compensation. Customers are randomly selected and mailed a letter notifying them of their appointment date and time. If you need to change your appointment please call 727-524-4344 and ask for assistance with the RESEA.

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)

Workers may be eligible for TAA services if they were laid off as a result of increased imports or if their companies shifted production out from the United States to certain foreign countries.

For more information about the TAA program, please click here.