NCBA-Aging

National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.

National Offices

National Office

Please fill out the form below to submit your employment inquiry. An NCBA representative will contact you promptly.

We see to it that SCSEP participants receive the necessary job related training in preparation for job assignments. Training takes place in group sessions or at the work site and may involve performing duties at a non-profit, including daycare facilities, faith-based organizations, and senior centers.

    In order to qualify for participation in SCSEP, you must:

    • Be unemployed
    • Be 55 years of age or older (Applicants 65 years of age or older are given priority)
    • Be capable of performing part-time training duties
    • Reside in the state where you will be assigned
    • Have a family income that does not exceed 125% of the federal poverty income guidelines

    Criterion for Continued Participation

    • Re-certification of financial eligibility requires twelve (12) months after entry date and every twelve (12) months thereafter. Participants may be requires to show proof of age, social security number and household income for for the previous twelve (12) months. Participants who are found ineligible are notified in writing and given 30 days notice prior to termination of the program.

    Orientation

    • Each new participant receives NCBA-SCSEP orientation upon acceptance into the program. Orientation will occur prior to or after participants start their training. Such orientation is designed to inform the participant of the purpose and goals of the program.

    Training

    • NCBA-SCSEP participants receive an orientation and the necessary job related training in preparation for NCBA-SCSEP training assignments. Continued training, preparation, and education includes but is not limited to: teaching new job skills and upgrading old skills; first aid and safety training; job seeking skills; consumer information areas such as social security benefits, personal health, tax requirements, nutrition and retirement laws. Local resource persons are invited to address technical knowledge or skills at leas once each year. Training takes place in group sessions, at the work site, on an individual basis or through other assignments.

    • Participants train a maximum of twenty (20) hours per week. Participants are paid no less than the federal or state minimum wage. Training schedules for each participant are maintained in the NCBA-SCSEP State offices.

    Supportive Services

    • NCBA-SCSEP provided supportive service to participants through referrals to appropriate organizations. If information, advice, or counseling is needed an NCBA-SCSEP staff person should be notified.

    Questions?

    • For further information please contact a State Program Coordinator or call the NCBA-SCSEP Director at 202-637-8400.

    Headquarters Office

    NCBA / SCSEP Programs
    1220 L Street, NW
    Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20005

    PHONE: (202) 637-8400
    FAX: (202) 347-0895

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Contact: 
    Debra Carter, Director of Employment Services
    E-mail: dcarter@ncba-aged.org

    Contact a state office to inquire about SCSEP services in your area.

    National Office

    Wanda Payne
    SCSEP National Assistant Director
    The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.,
    4819 Emperor Blvd, Suite 400,
    Durham, NC  27703
    (919) 313-4780 Main
    (919) 249-6980 Fax

    Arkansas Offices

    Program Manager – Lonoke
    The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.
    117 E. Front Street
    Lonoke, AR  72086
    (501) 508-2841 Main
    (501) 438-8116 Fax

    Program Manager – Clinton The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.
    1396 US 65 South
    Clinton, AR  72031
    (501) 745-4070 Main
    (501) 745-4199 Fax

    District of Columbia Office

    Program Manager The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. 1220 L Street, NW, Suite 800
    Washington, DC  20005
    (202) 289-1700 Main
    (202) 289-1777 Fax

    Florida Offices

    Program Manager – Milton The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. 6055 Doctor’s Park Way
    Milton, FL 32570
    (850)-623-3046 Main
    (850)-623-3045 Fax

    Program Manager – Jacksonville The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.
    101 Century 21 Drive Suite 105 A
    Jacksonville, FL 32216
    (904) 900-5100 Main
    (904) 551-3690 Fax

    National Office

    Debra R. Carter Director of Employment Services The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.
    1220 L Street, NW, Suite 800,
    Washington, DC  20005
    (202) 637-8400 Main
    (202) 347-0895 Fax

    Illinois Office

    Program Manager
    The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.
    4455 S. Martin L. King Jr. Drive Suite 101 A, Chicago, IL 60653
    (312) 567-0318 Main
    (872) 465-3235 Fax

    Michigan Office

    Regional Manager
    The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. AARP Foundation SCSEP
    407 E. Fort Street, Suite 401 Detroit, MI 48226
    (313) 964-4821 Main (813) 215-6313 Cell (855) 742-7060 Fax

    Mississippi Offices

    Program Manager – Cleveland The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. 142 North Street
    Cleveland, MS 38732
    (662) 846-6992 Main
    (662) 846-6210 Fax

    Program Manager – Water Valley
    The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.
    100 Railroad Avenue
    Water Valley, MS 38965
    (662) 846-6992 Main
    (662) 714-3005 Fax

    Priority is given to Veterans and their qualified spouses, then to individuals who:

    1. Are over age 65

    2. Have a disability

    3. Have low literacy skills or limited English proficiency

    4. Reside in a rural area

    5. Are homeless or at risk for homelessness

    6. Have low employment prospects

    7. Have failed to find employment after using services through the American Job Center system.

    Downloads & Resources

    Direct Deposit Agreement
    Enrollee Data Change Form
    Monitor Data Change Form
    NCBA Enrollee Training or Conference Authorization and Payment Request

    National Office

    Debra R. Carter Director of Employment Services
    The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.
    1220 L Street, NW, Suite 800,
    Washington, DC  20005
    (202) 637-8400 Main
    (202) 347-0895 Fax

    Wanda Payne
    SCSEP National Assistant Director
    The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. 4819 Emperor Blvd, Suite 400
    Durham, NC  27703
    Main: (919) 313-4781
    Fax: (919) 249-6980

    Linda Zewude SCSEP Budget Analyst
    The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc. 1220 L Street, NW, Suite 800,
    Washington, DC  20005
    Main: (202) 637-8400
    Fax: (202) 347-0895