Pay and Allowances

Job Corps pays each student a living allowance twice a month while in the program. But just like a real job, taxes are deducted from this allowance.


Our center can house 130 male students and 110 female students in several dormitories. Each dormitory has bathroom and shower facilities, laundry facilities, TV rooms, lounges, and vending machines.

Transition Dormitory

New arriving students are escorted to the center’s Transition Dormitory and welcomed there by student leaders and residential staff. The new students will room with the student leaders in the Transition Dorm during the first week of their Job Corps careers. Student leaders also provide new students with an orientation to center life, introductions to other students, instructions for basic life skills, as well as instructions relating to the "3 M's - Modeling, Mentoring and Monitoring". After the first week on center, students are transitioned into other dormitories and assigned to rooms which house their new friends.


Our students are provided three nutritious meals each day at no cost in one of the best cafeteria facilities in Job Corps. Additional snacks are provided daily.

Wellness Center

The wellness center is open daily for basic medical, dental, and optometrist services which are provided free to our students. The wellness center also provides 24-hour emergency medical services. Weight management, smoking cessation, pregnancy prevention, and other health-related programs are also available.

Graduate Benefits

As a Job Corps graduate, you will have a positive outlook and be qualified and prepared for today's professional workplace. Additional graduate benefits include:

  • A transition allowance of up to $1000 to assist you with transportation and housing
  • Job placement assistance for up to nine months
  • Career counseling
  • Relocation counseling services

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Page last updated: Wednesday, April 06, 2016