The Employment & Training program is offered to eligible Food and Nutrition Services (Formerly Food Stamps) recipients age 16 and up who meet certain criteria.
Lincoln County DSS has teamed up with Gaston College, Christian Ministry of Lincoln County, and East Lincoln Christian Ministry to help Lincoln County residents become self-sufficient.
We may offer:
Job Retention Services
Resume Building Workshops
Job Search Training
Supplies and/or tools necessary for work
Contact: Ben Berkowitz (FNS Employment & Training Coordinator) 704-479-2061
An Education Navigator is available to help each person find the program most beneficial to their interest and the current job market. The Navigator at Gaston College will make it easier for each person to register and get supplies and/or tools needed for classes. The E&T Coordinator and Education Navigator will monitor progress, offer support and encouragement up to 90 days after job placement.