SA: Ready to Work
by City of San Antonio (COSA) Workforce Development Office

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 the next level
  • 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 ($33,975 for an individual, or $69,375 for a household of four);
  • not currently enrolled in college;
  • 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.

Website: https://www.sanantonio.gov/workforce/
Phone: (210) 207-5627