About WIOA Job Training
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) offers two programs, the Comprehensive Services Program for adults and the Supplemental Youth Services Program for youth. WIOA services include employment and training services and support to obtain employment; short term paid work experience; support services to obtain/retain employment, enter into higher education or enlist in the military, skills upgrading.
Who is Eligible?
Any Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian, male adults age 18-26 must be registered with Selective Service, must prove eligibility of being unemployed, or underemployed, or in need of retraining, or low income, and live within service delivery area of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, or Wasco, Jefferson, Crook or Deschutes County. Youth ages 14-24, any Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian, must prove low income, and live within service delivery area.
Commonly Asked Questions
Do you have any jobs available? Work experience jobs in the WIOA adult program serves between 10-12 adults per year to place in employment and training that are based on customer goals or employer’s needs to help improve goal of obtaining and retaining unsubsidized employment, or enter/re-enter higher education, or enlist into the military.
Can you help me with my driver’s license? WIOA customers may receive assistance with first time license fee, knowledge test fee, drive test fee, reinstatement fee, or renewal fees. Customer must be WIOA eligible prior to receiving assistance.
What kind of services are provided? Assessments are completed to know what their interests are and what is important to them in work and what occupations would best suit them based on assessment results; labor market information; assistance with registration, books, and testing fees for ABE/GED; registration fees for classroom training; job referrals; Employment & Life Skills Academy; coordinate services with other resources to maximize benefits for upward mobility of customer; develop appropriate plan based on skills, abilities, career interests and goals, and employment and training needs; job coaching; outreach; other support services.
How do I access services? Complete an application for services; provide documentation to prove eligibility; complete an intake for eligibility determination.
How do I know if I am eligible? Complete an application for services; provide documentation that proves being Native American or Alaskan Native or Native Hawaiian; proof of being unemployed or underemployed or low income or in need of retraining; proof of living within service delivery area of reservation boundaries or within counties of Jefferson, Wasco, Crook or Deschutes; if male between ages 18-26 be registered with Selective Service. Youth must be ages 14-24, low income, Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian, live within service delivery area, and if male ages 18-24 must be registered with Selective Service.