Work Ready Program

Community Action Agency of Delaware County Inc. (CAADC) has a variety of programs designed to assist economically disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to establish economic self-sufficiency. The agency has been providing employment opportunities and related supportive services to eligible residents of Delaware County for nearly two decades. The primary goal of these programs is to ensure the successful transition of participants into the workforce and to establish a successful career path.

Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. is contracted with the Department of Human Services to operate the Work Ready Program for TANF recipients in Delaware County. The program’s goal is to re-mediate participants’ barriers to employment and prepare them for job search, placement, and retention through work experience and job readiness training. Through case management services and daily job readiness instruction, participants are able to alleviate employment barriers and improve their ability to obtain and maintain employment.

If you are receiving TANF from the County Assistance Office, you can contact your caseworker to request a referral to the Work Ready Program.

For more information, please call 610-874-8451.

Building Trades Training Program

Community Action Agency of Delaware County Inc. (CAADC) has a variety of programs designed to assist economically disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to establish economic self-sufficiency. The agency has been providing employment opportunities and related supportive services to eligible residents of Delaware County for nearly two decades. The primary goal of these programs is to ensure the successful transition of participants into the workforce and to establish a successful career path.

Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. offers the Building Trades Training Program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act through the Delaware County Office of Workforce Development.  The Building Trades Training Program offers case management, barrier remediation, mentorship, job readiness training, financial literacy, leadership development opportunities, supportive services, and comprehensive guidance to all participants.  Program participants will take the following certificate classes at Delaware Technical and Community College: OSHA Safety, Lead Renovators and Repair, HVAC Basics, Plumbing Basics, Electricity Basics, Basic Carpentry, Drywall and Weatherization, and Forklift Safety. Participants will participant in a paid work experience with building trades contractors, and receive job placement and retention services.


To be a potential candidate for the program, you must meet the following criteria:

1. Be a Delaware County resident between the ages of 17 and 24.
2. Not currently enrolled in secondary or post-secondary school.
3. Income requirements and other eligibility requirements will be discussed at the time of application.

Interested???  Call the Building Trades Training Program at 610-874-8451.

Pharmacy Technician Training Program

Community Action Agency of Delaware County Inc. (CAADC) has a variety of programs designed to assist economically disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to establish economic self-sufficiency. The agency has been providing employment opportunities and related supportive services to eligible residents of Delaware County for nearly two decades. The primary goal of these programs is to ensure the successful transition of participants into the workforce and to establish a successful career path.

Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. provides the Pharmacy Technician Training Program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act through the Delaware County Office of Workforce Development.  The Pharmacy Technician Training Program offers case management, barrier remediation, mentorship, job readiness and life skills training, financial literacy, leadership development opportunities, supportive services, and comprehensive guidance to all participants.  Program participants will take the preparation course at Delaware County Community College for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) exam, complete an externship at an approved pharmacy, and receive job placement and retention services.


To be a potential candidate for the program, you must meet the following criteria:

1. Be a Delaware County resident between the ages of 17 and 24.
2. Not currently enrolled in post-secondary school.
3. Have a high school diploma or GED.
4. Income requirements and other eligibility requirements will be discussed at the time of application.

Interested???  Call the Pharmacy Technician Training Program at 610-874-8451.

Veteran Employment Program

Community Action Agency of Delaware County Inc. (CAADC) has a variety of programs designed to assist economically disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to establish economic self-sufficiency. The agency has been providing employment opportunities and related supportive services to eligible residents of Delaware County for nearly two decades. The primary goal of these programs is to ensure the successful transition of participants into the workforce and to establish a successful career path.

Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc., in partnership with Boeing, provides the Veteran Employment Program to unemployed or underemployed Delaware County Veterans.  Through local business collaborations and using a career pathways approach, Veterans are linked to a Paid Work Experience with the end goal of full-time employment.  Participating Veterans receive job readiness and financial literacy counseling, the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop new skills, work experience and employment with a living wage.

If you are a Veteran or business interested in participating in this program, please call 610-874-8451 or visit our office at:
1414 Meetinghouse Road
Boothwyn, PA 19061