Specialty Programs

​CareerSource Tampa Bay is your one-stop workforce services provider, offering a wide range of specialty programs within Hillsborough County.

Welfare Transition Program (WTP)
WTP helps parents move from welfare to work. To your application or to download activity forms, click here.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

WIOA Program Funding Availability
At this time, WIOA Program Funding availability is as follows:

  • WIOA Low Income Adult under temporary review 
  • WIOA Dislocated Worker under temporary review
  • WIOA Youth Out-of-School is available as of 08/09/18

WIOA is a “work first program" whose goal is to assist customers to enter or return to employment. To review eligibility and screen yourself, click here.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP works to assist participants gain skills, training, experience and/or employment to increase ability to gain self-sufficiency. Click here to get started.

Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program (NCEP)
NPCEP helps parents, who are court-ordered to pay child support, to obtain employment and guide them through the first 180 days on the job.

Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA)
Beginning January 1, 2016 the Re-employment and Eligibility Assessment (REA) program is being replaced by the Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) program. The RESEA program’s target population is Re-employment Assistance (RA) claimants who are most likely to exhaust their RA benefits before finding new employment, and all transitioning veterans receiving Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service members. Customers are randomly selected and mailed a letter notifying them of their appointment date and time. If you need to change your appointment please call: 813-930-7400.

Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker (MSFW)
CareerSource Tampa Bay provides (at no cost to your company):

  • Assistance creating and posting job orders for your available positions
  • Referrals of qualified workers to your location 
  • Recruiting experienced workers
  • Processing I-9s for all H-2B job referrals
  • Forms 516 INS certification
  • Electronic document retention 
  • Referral of your workers to support services

Form I - 9 service (at your work site) includes:

  • Preparation 
  • Certification 
  • Re-verification
  • Translation

For more information, contact the Maria A. Torres at (813) 422-9339, torresm@careersourcetampabay.com or Anacelis Collazo at (813) 930-7647, collazoa@careersourcetampabay.com.

Other specialty programs within the State of Florida:

​Department of Children and Families
Click here to link to your DCF ACCESS account which requires userID and password to review your case or benefits. This agency is unique and separate from CareerSource Tampa Bay. CareerSource Tampa Bay does not have access to the systems necessary to assist you with Department of Children and Families claims. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Reemployment and Emergence Assistance Coordination (REACT) Team
Provides rapid response to coordinate services for employers and/or workers affected by temporary or permanent layoff. Information may be accessed by calling (727) 524-4344 and ask for REACT. You may also read about REACT online at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's website.

​Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)
Workers may be eligible to apply for TAA services if they were laid off as a result of increased imports or if their companies shifted production out of the United States to certain foreign countries. Click here to learn more.

​Florida's Federal Bonding Program
Employers may receive Fidelity Bonds free-of-charge as an incentive to hire hard-to-place job applicants. The bonds issued by the Federal Bonding Program help employers offset potential risks with the job honesty of at-risk job seekers (ex-offenders, persons in substance abuse recovery, economically disadvantaged individuals lacking work history, etc). For information please contact 727-524-4344 and ask for assistance with the Federal Bonding Program. For more information click here.