Work First simulates employment and is a work-for-benefits program. It is designed to offer supportive services to assist families with obtaining and maintaining employment.
There are several parts to the program:
- A temporary financial assistance program for families experiencing a temporary break in employment due to an unforeseen circumstance
- A short-term cash assistance program for unemployed families or relatives caring for minor family members (children under 18)
- Social work support services to relatives caring for minor family members
For more information, call (252) 206-4000.