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The SkillUP program offers free tuition and support services to individuals receiving Food Stamp benefits. Through short-term training programs, SkillUP can help individuals achieve a new career path and obtain employment. View the SkillUP flyer.
What is SkillUP?
The SkillUP program provides SNAP (Food Stamp) recipients opportunities to gain skills, training, or experience that will improve their ability to attain employment. The program offers job search, training, education, and supportive services to participants. The SkillUP grant is administered by the Missouri Department of Social Services, Family Support Division and funded through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Many short-term training programs are offered in Missouri for individuals enrolled in SkillUP. Jefferson College will help individuals select their desired program of study and offer both personal and academic assistance throughout.
For more information regarding the SkillUP Program, please contact:
This program is supported by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of the United States (U.S.) Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $1,211,000 with 69 percentage funded by ACF/HHS and 31 percentage funded by non-federal government source(s). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by ACF/HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit the ACF website, Administrative and National Policy Requirements