New Employment Opportunities Program (NEO)

The County  of Fresno  Department of Social Services (DSS) is committed  to developing employment opportunities for County residents through a number of strategies including the County’s New Employment Opportunities Program (NEO). DSS can offer employers who hire DSS Welfare-to-Work clients assistance with a number of hiring strategies in addition  to subsidizing employment. The following services are available to qualified employers  for DSS clients hired:

  • Employee recruitment
  • Employee screening
  • Specialized employee training
  • Employee retention  services,  including  support   and   engagement  of clients, equipment,  transportation and child care
  • Wage subsidies up to a year depending on the needs  of the DSS client

Initial 26 Weeks
Placement Wage Reimbursement
Week 1-13 100%
Week 14-26 75%

Potential for two 13 Week Extensions
Placement Wage Reimbursement
Week 27-39 50%
Week 40-52 25%
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