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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers an integrated and comprehensive range of services consisting of workforce development activities benefiting employers, job seekers, and communities by providing individuals with barriers to employment the access to employment, education, and training opportunities along with access to support services needed to succeed in the labor market. It improves the quality and labor market relevance of workforce investment, education and economic development efforts to provide individuals with the skills and credentials necessary to secure and advance in employment with family sustaining wages, and to provide employers with the skilled workers needed to succeed in a global economy.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Serves 3 groups

Low Income Adults

Adults 18 years old and up who are unemployed or underemployed and need help with training or other assistance to move into a job that will support them and their families.

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Dislocated Workers

Adults who have lost their jobs due to downsizing, loss of contracts, financial difficulty, technology upgrades, relocation, etc, and need training or other assistance to move into a job that will support them and their families

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Low Income Youth

Youth ages 17 to 24 who are out of high school and need training or other assistance to find work that will support themselves and their families.

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The WIOA Program Can Help You With The Following:

• Funding for basic skills and occupational/
   vocational training and books
• On-the-job training skills available to help you
   gain new skills
• Basic tools needed for your new job
• Help with transportation issues
• Help looking for work
• Necessary clothing for an interview or new job
• Referrals for assistance with childcare
• And more

All WIOA services are FREE!

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