Employment Services

Eligibility & Services

Employment Services are provided for all applicants and recipients of Temporary Assistance. The Agency Employment Unit provides referrals to job readiness training as well as job search through our Department of Labor (DOL) representative.

For More Information

For information about supports for work please view the Work Assistance Brochure (PDF).

Work Experience is also provided through contracts with public and not-for-profit employers. If you are a public or a not-for-profit employer and are interested in hearing more about this program please call 518-746-2361. 

A Certified Substance Abuse Counselor is on site for those applying for Temporary Assistance.  Referrals are made to provide treatment to those with substance abuse issues.
The Washington County Department of Social Services Temporary Assistance and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment Plan of January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019 is available for review  and you may comment by calling 518-746-2361 or visiting Washington County Department of Social Services located at 383 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828 between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday - Friday.