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


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.



  • 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 (visit
  • 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.