Help with the challenge of finding part-time or full-time employment at an older age.

American Job Center: 594-5500

2700 Middlebrook Pike, Suite 100, 37921
Assessment of aptitudes, skills, and interests; job search and interview workshops; job referrals; unemployment benefits information, and referrals to community services. Open to the public. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8 am-4:30 pm; Closed weekends. Free.

Goodwill Industries – Knoxville, Inc.: 588-8567

5307 Kingston Pike, 37919
Changing lives and strengthening families through community-relevant job training, work experiences, and career services.

Rehabilitation Services: 833-751-0597

TN Department of Human Services
520 West Summit Hill Dr., Suite 301, 37902
Services are for people with physical, emotional, and mental disabilities, to help them find or return to work. Offers job screening, referral, and placement services for adults with disabilities. TTY users should use Tennessee Relay Center.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)(CAC): 524-2786

Office on Aging
2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650, 37950-1650 (mailing)
SCSEP offers training and part-time community service employment for limited-income persons age 55 or older.

Senior Employment Service (CAC): 524-2786

Office on Aging
2247 Western Avenue, 37921 (street)
P.O. Box 51650, Knoxville TN 37950-1650 (mailing) Provides assistance to adults age 50+ seeking employment, including resume and cover letter writing, job referrals, basic tablet classes, and job fairs.

  • Ticket to Work: 1-866-968-7842
  • TTY (for deaf only): 1-866-833-2967

Social Security Administration

9031 Cross Park Drive, 37923
Supports career development for people 18 through 64 who receive Social Security disability benefits (SSDI/SSI). Through this free and voluntary program, eligible participants may receive support services they need to find and maintain employment so that they may move forward toward financial independence through work.