WOTC Target Groups: Qualified Disabled Veteran

Target Group Name Qualified Disabled Veteran Target Group Definition An individual who is entitled to compensation for a service-connected disability AND is hired within one year after having been discharged or released from activity duty, OR has been unemployed for six months or more (whether or not consecutive) within the one-year period ending on the[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Summer Youth

Target Group Name Summer Youth Target Group Definition A 16 or 17 year-old who is a resident of one of the federally designated Renewal Communities (RC), or Empowerment Zones (EZ) and is hired between May 1 and Sept. 15. There is one area in PA: parts of Philadelphia. For verification information on RC/EZ locations, visit[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

Target Group Name SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) Target Group Definition An 18-39 year-old member of a family who received SNAP (formally known as SNAP) for at least six consecutive months ending on the hire date, OR for at least three of the five month period ending on the date of hire, but no longer[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Designated Community Resident

Target Group Name Designated Community Resident Target Group Definition An 18-39 year-old who is a resident of one of the federally designated Renewal Communities (RC), Empowerment Zones (EZ), Enterprise Communities (EC) or Rural Renewal Counties (RRC). (There are three designated areas in PA: parts of Philadelphia and all of Venango and Warren Counties). For verification[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Long-Term Family Assistance Recipient

Target Group Name Long-Term Family Assistance Recipient Target Group Definition A member of a family who has received TANF for at least the last 18 consecutive months ending on the hire date; OR for any 18 months beginning after 8/5/97, and was hired within two years of the 18th month; OR stopped being eligible for[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Unemployed Veteran

Target Group Name Unemployed Veteran Target Group Definition An individual who was discharged or released from active duty in the Armed Forces at any time during the five-year period ending on the hire date; AND received unemployment compensation under State or Federal law for not less than four weeks during the one-year period ending on[…]

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WOTC Target Groups: Title IV-A Recipient

Target Group Name: Title IV-A Recipient Target Group DefinitionA member of a family who received Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) for any nine out of the 18 month period ending on the hire date. Maximum Amount of Credit40% of first-year Qualifying Wages for those new hires employed at least 400 hours; 25% of first-year[…]

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