Employment

Part of getting back to stability is employment. VAC knows that individuals may need to purchase items for a work uniform or obtain a food handler card. We provide assistance with paying for these required items.

Work Uniforms assistance guidelines:

  • Funding is based on a $50 limit per Address per 12-month period for all monetary services.
  • Recently employed and have NOT received their 1st paycheck.
  • Client must bring a “dummy receipt” from Walmart customer service (from any 3 locations in Columbia) listing the items and cost.

Food Handler Card – (once every three years)

  • Funding is based on a $50 limit per Address per 12-month period for all monetary services.
  • Must be employed and food handler card must be required for employment (and not eligible for reimbursement by employer).

 

 

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All services are provided as funds and items are available. They are subject to limits of $50 per Address per 12-month period for all monetary services and service-specific guidelines.