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Special Programs

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Find seasonal farm workers eligible to work in the United States. This program is for individuals interested in seasonal agricultural employment​​.

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Most apprentices work in trades related to construction. This program is open for everyone.

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Designed to facilitate the transition of young adults, between 16 and 24 years of age, into adulthood and into the workplace. This program is for individuals and youth ages 16-24.

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DHS and DRS work in partnership with people with disabilities and their families to assist in making informed choices through employment, education, and independent living opportunities.

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Provides tax savings to employers who hire ex-offenders.

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Makes it easy for employers to reach and employ all the members of the military community. This program is for individuals who have served on active duty in any branch of the U.S. Military to include Guard and Reserve components.​

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WOTC is a federal program that provides tax savings to employers who hire people from certain target groups, including public assistance recipients, veterans, youth and ex-felons.