Jobseekers with Barriers

Understanding the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce, the SC Works system provides priority of services that may include financial assistance, case management, and training and supportive services to individuals who are considered a Priority Population as defined by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Please click a Priority Population below for a detailed list of programs and services available.


Other individuals that are considered a priority population with barriers to employment are:

  • Homeless.
  • Low-income.
  • Long-term unemployed.

For more information about services available to Priority Populations, please contact your local SC Works center.