Employment and Training
The following organizations offer education and skills training for persons seeking employment. Some organizations may also offer employment with their agency.
Q: I need extra money to supplement my income. Who can help me?
A: The Winston-Salem Urban League assists adults 55 years of age and older who have low to moderate incomes find paid work experience and provides them with job readiness and skills training. The Forsyth County Job Link Center works with individuals who are unemployed or underemployed, helping them update their resumes, refresh their interviewing skills and create networking opportunities.
Q: Can you tell me more about Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)?
A: Vocational Rehabilitation provides counseling, education, resume preparation, transportation and job placement. VR services are for anyone with a physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability that affects his or her ability to find or keep a job.