The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) Dislocated Worker Program assists job seekers with education, training, employment and supportive services to excel in the work force. The program serves workers who lost jobs due to plant closures, company downsizing or other significant changes in market conditions.
The program includes earn-while-you-learn training opportunities, on-the-job training and support attaining work readiness skills, credentials and resources to (re)build skills for future jobs. The goal is to increase employment and employment retention for participants and provide employers with a skilled workforce and qualified job applicants. If eligible, a job seeker can receive up to $3,500 to help jumpstart their career!
For more information, visit alexandriava.gov/WorkforceDevelopment.