- Community and Economic Development
- Business Development
- Workforce Development and Training
- District Information and Resources
- Partner Organizations
WIA Eligibility Requirements
- Meet required income level; and
- 18 years of age or older; and
- U.S. Citizen or eligible to work in the U.S.; and
- Compliance with selective service (if required).
Dislocated Worker Eligibility:
- Unemployed due to a plant closure; or
- Unemployed due to a layoff or received notice of layoff and is unlikely to return to previous occupation; or
- Substantial layoffs at a plant or facility; or
- Employed at a facility at which the employer has made a general announcement that the facility will close; or
- Self-employed individuals, farmers, ranchers, and fishermen who are unemployed due to economic conditions or a natural disaster.
- Ages 14-21; and
- Meet low income requirements (with limited exceptions); and
- U.S. Citizen or eligible to work in U.S.; and
- Compliance with selective service (if required); and
- Need assistance as demonstrated by one of the six barriers of employment:
- Deficient in basic literacy skills
- A school drop-out
- Homeless, runaway, or a foster child
- Pregnant or parenting teen
- An offender
- An individual who requires additional assistance to complete an educational program, or secure and hold employment.
Note: Documentation to confirm an individual’s eligibility for WIA services will be required during the application process. Selection to participate in the WIA program is based on the availability of funds, the individual level of need, and the appropriateness of the individual’s circumstances to receive services.