Employment Assistance

We’re here to help if you’re unemployed and need a job as soon as possible, looking for ways to improve your skills or wanting to launch a new career.  Learn how Health & Human Services Supports is involved with job seekers, students, and employers:

  • Special Programs – Programs that support families that are struggling financially or already receiving some financial benefits.  This includes Work First and the FNS Employment & Training Program.
  • NCWorks Career Center – Multiple resources to help job seekers at one location.
  • Health & Human Services Internships – Opportunities for college students.
  • Wake Area Business Advisory Council – Partnership between local employers and employment programs.

Employment Services

Work First

Work First is an employment program that helps families that are in a temporary financial crisis.  The program provides a wide range of supportive services to aid families in reaching self-sufficiency.  Qualifying families must meet basic income guidelines and other requirements.
Work First

FNS Employment & Training Program

This program provides services for families who receive FNS (EBT/Food Stamps) and are not enrolled in Work First.
FNS Employment & Training

NCWorks Career Center

Our employment team connects individuals with a variety of tools and resources.  They help people searching for a job, improving their skills or developing a career plan.
NCWorks Career Centers

Hiring Events

We coordinate hiring events that make it easy for individuals to meet multiple employers at one time.
Hiring Events

Health & Human Services Internships

We partner with many colleges and universities to offer unpaid internships to students working toward degrees in a variety of professional disciplines.
Learn about HHS Internships

Wake Area Business Advisory Council

Members of the business community and service agencies provide leadership and direction to this partnership, creating win-wins for employers and employment training programs.
Wake Area Business Advisory Council