Ready to Work is an educational and job placement program to help thousands of San Antonians improve their quality of life.

Ready to Work will:

  • Provide guidance throughout the process
  • Connect you with resources that you need
  • Guide you through career planning
  • Enroll you in approved courses
  • Offer you tuition assistance
  • Pay for urgent needs
  • Prepare you for job interviews
  • Help you secure and retain a well-paid job

Click here to download the Approved Course Catalog.

(SA: Ready to Work is funded by a 1/8-cent sales and use tax collected through December 2025.)

SA: Ready to Work is open to thousands of San Antonio residents who are: 

  • at least 18 years old; 
  • permitted to work in the US;
  • a resident of the City of San Antonio;
  • income less than 250% of federal poverty guidelines ($36,450 for an individual or $75,000 for a household of four);
  • willing to take assessments relating to barriers, academics, skills aptitude, and workplace readiness;
  • committed to finishing the program.

Click here to register online, or call 3-1-1.

If you are an employer and want to be a part, click here to learn more and take the SA: Ready to Work Employer Pledge.

Updated within the last 4 months.