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The Winston-Salem Urban League’s Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is the largest federally-funded program specifically targeting older adults seeking employments and training assistance.  The SCSEP program serves over 200 people in 18 counties throughout North Carolina. SCSEP empowers older adults with the opportunities that they need to achieve parity through education and training. Our SCSEP and Digital Inclusion Program serve men and women aged 55+ with retraining to enter the workforce.

POSSE (Prevent Ongoing Spread of STD’s Everywhere)

POSSE (Prevent Ongoing Spread of STD’s Everywhere) is a partnership between the Winston-Salem Urban League and the HIV/STI Outreach Section at the Forsyth County Department of Public Health. The POSSE Team provides non-clinical, off-site HIV/STI screenings and education at non-traditional locations in Forsyth County such as churches, jails, universities, homeless shelters, night clubs, community health fairs, etc.

The POSSE Team performs non-clinical, off site HIV/STI screenings and education in our downtown office on Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00. Walk-ins welcome, please ask for Pat.

This is Round 2 of the Health Initiative between the Winston-Salem Urban League and the Forsyth County Department of Health’s P.O.S.S.E Program. This team goes out into local communities to encourage testing for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) while inspiring others.

Summer Youth Employment Program

Every summer the Winston-Salem Urban League partners with the City of Winston-Salem’s Youth Employment and Training Program to invite students from across Forsyth County to participate in exciting internships across the community. Career driven students, ages 15-19, who reside in Forsyth County can gain summer employment all while learning a great skill or trade. Our partners have included some of the communities foremost business and corporate leaders. Be on the lookout for this year’s application!