subchapter 71n employment and training support services



(a) Employment and training support services as defined in 10A NCAC 71R .0905 and funded by Social Services Block Grant (Title XX) of the Social Security Act, may be provided directly by county departments of social services or may be purchased under contract.

(b) The following elements of the service may be purchased through cash or vendor payment:

(1) tuition, supplies and rental or purchase of books for training in technical institutes and community colleges;

(2) lunches, uniforms, tools and other equipment necessary to enable individuals to accept training or employment;

(3) transportation to enable individuals to make application and interview for employment and to participate in training leading to employment.

(c) If employment and training support is included in a county's service plan, the county is expected to provide or purchase all elements of the service as needed for eligible individuals. If after development of an individual employability plan and exploration of available resources, it is discovered that certain elements of the service cannot be provided or purchased within the accessible area, this shall be documented in the client's record and alternate resources should be considered.

(d) When employment and training support services are purchased under contract, the contract provider must provide all elements included in the service definition except assistance in meeting the usual expenses of attending technical institutes and community colleges which may be provided only through direct payments by county departments of social services.

(e) The counseling elements of employment and training support services may be provided in individual and group sessions.


History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑153;

Eff. March 1, 1977;

Readopted Eff. October 31, 1977;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1990;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 20, 2017.