TAA: Job Search Assistance
Due to TAA program expiration on 6/30/2022, the TAA benefits and services previously available may have changed or are no longer available. If you have received notification that you are eligible for the TAA program benefits and services, please reach out to your local WorkOne office to verify your eligibility and current status of the TAA program.
Job Search Assistance
Looking for a job can be stressful. Whether you are looking for a new job, considering a change in career paths, or developing a plan for your career, the TAA program can help! The TAA program and your WorkOne Center/American Job Center (AJC) offer a wide variety of services to assist your job search efforts.
Job Search Allowance
The TAA program assists eligible workers who search for work outside of the normal commuting area (25 miles) by reimbursing costs incurred to travel to the job search activity. Job Search Allowance reimburses 90% of pre-approved expenses incurred while attending an approved job search activity (e.g. interview, employer testing, job fair, etc.) up to $1,250.00.
The TAA program assists eligible workers who successfully obtain employment outside of the normal commuting area (25 miles) and must relocate for the new employment. The Relocation Allowance benefit reimburses 90% of pre-approved expenses incurred to move the participant, family and household goods plus a one-time lump sum payment of $1,250.
Case Management Services
The TAA program offers a host of case management services to assist you in your job search needs. These services include:
* Comprehensive Assessments
* Individual Employment Plans (IEP)
* Information on Available Training Providers/Programs
* Financial Aid Information
* Short-term Pre-vocational Services
* Individual Career Counseling
* Employment Statistics Information (Local Labor Market Trends)
* Supportive Service Information
Individuals interested in applying for TAA job search assistance must engage with a WorkOne TAA case manager. To get started, locate your local WorkOne Center/American Job Center (AJC).