Program Overview

SkillUP is a free program that helps SNAP (Food Stamp) recipients get help with skills, training, and employer connections to get a job (or a better job). A SkillUP job coach will work with you to create an individual plan to help you reach your goals and start a new career. The SkillUP program can also help you:

  • Pay for short-term training and certifications

  • Create or update your resume

  • Decide on your goals and a career pathway

  • Get real work experience

  • Connect you with employers

  • Connect with resources such as childcare and housing assistance

  • Buy clothing, books, supplies, or tools required for a training or a job

  • Pay for minor car repairs to help you get to training or work


Where can I get help?

To get qualified, find your local NECAC County Service Center near you.

More Information

Visit MO DSS.