Welfare Transition Program
You have been referred to CareerSource Southwest Florida to engage in the Welfare Transition Program (WTP) based on information received from the Department of Children and Families (DCF).
WTP enables recipients of Temporary Cash Assistance to shift from the support of publicly funded programs to career pathway employment by emphasizing self-sufficiency and personal responsibility.
Recipients of Temporary Cash Assistance are required to register for work and participate in work activities to prepare for the entry or reentry to the workforce and job retention.
Once you have completed work registration and DCF has approved your cash benefits, you are referred as a mandatory participant in the Welfare Transition (WT) program. You will receive a Notice of Mandatory Activity in the mail. Review the notice carefully and complete the required activities, an initial assessment, and attend an initial appointment with CareerSource Southwest Florida staff.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education & Training
Based on information received from DCF, you have been referred to CareerSource Southwest Florida to engage in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education and Training (SNAP E&T).
Florida’s SNAP E&T program is designed to assist eligible SNAP E&T participants obtain skills through education, training, or work experience that will increase self-sufficiency and lead to employment.
A SNAP E&T participant is an able-bodied adult without dependents (ABAWD) who is required to register for work and participate in work activities to maintain eligibility for food assistance.