Adult and Dislocated Workers

To apply for adult and dislocated worker services, one must meet the following requirements:

  • East Baton Rouge Parish Resident
  • 18 years old and above
  • High school diploma or equivalency

Youth Services

To apply for youth services, one must meet the following requirements:

  • Between the ages of 14-24
  • East Baton Rouge Parish resident
  • Must meet one of the social-economic barriers. Barriers include:
    • A school dropout
    • A youth who is within the age of compulsory school attendance (generally, ages 7 to and including 17 years of age) but has not attended school for at least the most recent complete school year calendar quarter
    • An individual subject to juvenile or adult justice system
    • Homeless
    • An individual who is pregnant or parenting
    • A youth who is an individual with a disability
    • A recipient of a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent who is a low‐income individual and is basic-skills deficient OR an English language learner
    • A low‐income individual who requires additional assistance to enter or complete an educational program or secure or hold employment

Income restrictions may apply based on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act regulations.


Required Documentation

  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of Age
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Income Verification
    • Recent 6 months check stubs
    • Employer's statement on company letterhead
    • Applicant statement
    • Food stamp record/social service records
    • Child support
    • SSI/SSDI
    • Other
  • Proof of Residency (East Baton Rouge Parish)
  • For males, proof of registering for Selective Service  
  • Disability Verification (if applicable)
  • Education/Prior Training Verification
    • School verification form
    • High school diploma/credential
    • GED/HiSET credential/documented statement
    • College diploma/credential
    • Other certifications/credential

For more information, please visit one of our office locations.