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          • How We Can Help
            See how SNAP Path to Work can help you achieve your career goals and support your family’s success.
          • Programs and Services
            SNAP Path to Work offers a variety of education and training programs and supports designed to help you prepare for, find, and succeed in your next job.
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            Find free SNAP Path to Work education and training opportunities near you. DTA partners with community colleges, MassHire Career Centers, and community-based organizations across the state.
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Programs and Services

SNAP Path to Work Services include:

Training Components

  • Education Programs that prepare you for the job market by providing the educational foundation that employers are looking for.  Improve your English, math and reading skills, get your High School Equivalency Credential (HiSET), and more!
  • Job Search Programs that create connections in the right places to promote job search success.
  • Job Search Training that enhances job readiness by increasing motivation and self-confidence and providing instruction in job search techniques, including resume help, interview skills, career exploration, and more.
  • Work Readiness Training that improves basic skills and employability through general skills building, the development of good work habits, and the building of a work history.
  • Vocational Skills Training that helps you develop job-related skills to enhance your resume and qualifications.
  • Work Based Learning Programs, including internships, pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships, transitional jobs, and other structured learning experiences that takes place in a real or simulated workplace for a limited period of time.
  • Job Retention Services that provide support services for up to 90 days to help you succeed in your new job.

Participant Supports

  • Transportation Support: If it costs you money to get to and from your SNAP Path to Work activity (class, job search, internship, etc.) talk to your training provider. Either the provider or DTA will be able to help.
  • SNAP Child Care Referrals: Let DTA know if you need help with child care while participating in the program. Once enrolled, you may qualify for child care with no parent fee for one year while you train and transition to work.

Other Supports: Depending on the program that you are participating in, other participant supports, such as help with test or certification fees, books and supplies needed to participate in the program, and access to technology, may also be available on an as needed basis.