Frequently Asked Questions

Who participates in Employment First?
Most people between the ages of 18 and 59 who are receiving Food Assistance and are able to work  are referred to Employment First.

What are participants gaining from participating in Employment First?
Where does Employment First get its funding?
How do I voluntarily participate in Employment First?
What is the success rate of finding employment in the Employment First Program?
I know someone who would be a good candidate for this program. How do I get them involved?
Employment First sounds like a great program! How can I help?
What kind of skills does the average Employment First Participant have?
Why doesn’t my county have Employment First?
How long does Employment First last?
Is Colorado the only state that has Employment First?