City of Alexandria, VA
Specialized Employment Training
Food Stamp Recipients
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Employment and Training Program (SNAPET) provides educational programs and services to enable food stamp recipients to find employment. The range of opportunities includes
» Employment English/Life Skills Courses
Persons who have lost their jobs due to layoffs or downsizing and are receiving unemployment benefits may be eligible for employment training to re-enter the workforce. Meet with an employment training specialist to see if you qualify.
TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) recipients enrolled in the VIEW program (Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare) receive employment-related services from the Alexandria Works! teams. The broad range of services includes: