Work Ready

Work Ready is a job readiness project funded by the Department of Public Welfare.  Individuals who are receiving Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) through the County Assistance Office (CAO) may be eligible for enrollment.  Work Ready strives to help individuals eliminate their barriers to employment and improve their job skills.  These barriers include transportation, child care, and education.

To be eligible for Work Ready an individual must:

  • Be a Jefferson or Clarion County resident
  • Be receiving TANF
  • Be referred to Work Ready by the CAO

Interested individuals may contact Community Action, Inc.:

Jefferson County at 814-938-5866 or 877-580-6739 extension 207
Clarion County at 814-226-4785 or 800-997-7661 extension 204


Jefferson County Assistance Office at 814-938-2990 or 800-242-8241
Clarion County Assistance Office at 814-226-1700 or 800-253-3488

This project serves Clarion and Jefferson Counties.

Partner Websites

Clarion Link Resource Directory

Bridge Builders Community Foundation

Bridge Builders Website

Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce

Brookville Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce

Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry

Free Medical Clinic of DuBois

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club

Workforce Solutions for North Central PA

NWPA Job Connect

Contact Information

105 Grace Way
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Phone: (814) 938-3302

Mission Statement

Community Action, Inc. will be a community catalyst to provide and coordinate activities which promote family self-sufficiency and advance community prosperity.

Vision Statement

Community Action, Inc. will be recognized as a premier organization dedicated to solving social and economic problems of the community.