Workforce Recovery Assistance Program

Making funds available to re-employ YOUR staff, laid off due to COVID-19.

CareerSource Brevard, in partnership with the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, is pleased to announce a NEW Workforce Recovery Assistance Program, available to Brevard’s small businesses (fewer than 50 employees) impacted by COVID-19. Bring valued employees back to work – we’ve got their pay covered for up to 16 weeks! Limited wage funds are available for this assistance program and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

The application deadline for this program has ended.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the Eligibility Criteria for businesses to participate in this program?

How can I apply for this program?

Will everyone who qualifies be approved for the program?

As an employer, do I have any obligation to keep these employees past the supplemental period?

How are funds distributed to the businesses?

As a participating Worksite Employer, what are my responsibilities?

How many weeks does the supplemental wage period last?

What is the wage rate and number of hours for the employees?

What if my previous employee(s) that were laid-off or furloughed can’t return to work for my business?

How many employees will each business be approved to participate in this program?

Can this program be used to supplement the wages of a current employee instead of a returning employee?

If I have any questions who do I contact?