Transitional Jobs

Transitional Jobs [TJ] is a person-centered program that assists individuals who may have a difficult time entering the workforce with getting and keeping employment.

If you have been unemployed for four or more weeks, have a limited income and do not qualify for Unemployment Insurance? Transitional Jobs (TJ) can help you get a job and build skills for professional success!

The TJ program gives you an opportunity to:

  • Earn Income
  • Learn and build skills in a high-demand field
  • Grow a positive work history and build your resume
  • Get on the job training

How can TJ help me?

TJ offers activities and services that are in line with your work goals while helping you get a job. Services may include:

  • Job training
  • Education and/or job readiness training
  • Help finding a job
  • Funds for bills before getting your first paycheck
  • Job counseling and support
  • Transportation assistance and supplies needed for work (work clothing, boots, tools, and more)

How do I find out if I am eligible for TJ?

TJ is offered in the following counties:

Barron, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Polk, Pierce, St. Croix, Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Washburn.

To be connected with your local TJ staff member to see if you are eligible, please call 877-711-9390