Senior Community Service Employment Program Eligibility Calculator


Includes 2019 update. Please click Instructions and read before you begin

(an applicant with a documented disability is considered a family of one, and does not need to enter family income in the calculator)
  • If you received the same amount of monthly income for the last 6 months, enter that amount below in the "Gross Monthly Income Self" column and press the "Calc" button to the right.
  • If you have family members who received the same amount of monthly income for the last 6 months, enter that amount below in the "Gross Monthly Income Family" column and press the "Calc" button to the right.
  • If your income varies each month for you and/or your family, enter the total amount for 6 months in the "Total Gross Income for 6 months" column to the right.  Enter only 75% of your 6 month Social Security income for you and/or your family.
Income Sources Gross Monthly Income Self Gross Monthly Income Family Total Gross Income for 6 months
Includable Income (Review the Excludable Income listed below before beginning)
Social Security
Job Earnings
Self-Employment (Net)
Survivor Benefits
Net Rental Income
Monthly Annuity
Interest and Dividends
Retirement Pensions
Private Employer
Railroad Retirement
Government (fed/state/local)
Excludable Income: Do not include any income from the following sources:

  • SCSEP Wages
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Twenty-five percent of Social Security retirement payments
  • Payment made to or on behalf of veterans from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • TANF, Child Support, Foster Care
  • General Assistance
  • Lump sum inheritances, insurance payments, gambling, lottery winnings, tax refunds, money borrowed, and withdrawals of bank deposits
  • First $2,000 of certain per capita fund distribution to Indians pursuant to the Indian Claims Act

  • In-kind support from others (e.g., room and board), gifts
  • Disability Benefits
  • Training grants, stipends (e.g., WIA)
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Workers Compensation
  • Capital gains from sale of property, including stocks, bonds, a house, or a car
Online Career Resources

  • California Job Seeker Information The California Employment Develpment Department developed this link to provide job seekers a comprehensive list of employment and/or training resources.
  • CareerOneStop¬† This portal site provides a suite of tools for people to use at any stage in their career; including America's Job Bank, America's Career InfoNet, and America's Service Locator. The tools were developed and are maintained through the leadership of the U.S. Department of Labor and in partnership with state workforce agencies, local workforce service delivery providers, education and training institutions, and private sector organizations.
  • America's Job Bank is the largest and one of the busiest job banks on the Internet. Job seekers can post their resume where thousands of employers search every day, search for job openings, and find their dream job. Employers can post job listings in the nation's largest online labor exchange, create customized job orders, and search resumes automatically to find the right people fast.
  • America's Career InfoNet¬† America's Career InfoNet (ACINet) helps people make better, more informed career decisions. ACINet is ideal for job seekers, employers, human resource specialists, and workforce development specialists to: learn more about typical wages and employment trends across occupations and industries; check education, knowledge, skills and abilities against requirements for most occupations; search for employer contact information nationwide; obtain cost of living data; call up state profiles with labor market conditions; and find more than 4,000 external links to the most extensive set of career resources available on the Internet.
  • America's Service Locator¬† America's Service Locator (ASL) helps individuals locate public service offices with information on finding a job, planning a career, locating training, dealing with job loss, and recruiting employees. Visitors to the site can get a map and driving directions to the nearest location providing the desired services, just by typing in their address.
Updated March 14, 2019