The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
WIOA is a program that is designed to help financially to fund, to strengthen and improve our Public Workforce and help get those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers. The Center for Workforce Development maintains a network of grants and training opportunities to help you invest in your own growth. We serve Adults, Dislocated Workers and Youth.
Career Counseling/Case Management
Online/Classroom Training Certifications
High School Equivalency
Labor Market Outlook
Supportive Services: provided to individuals who are participating in career or training services and are unable to obtain the needed services through other services to achieve success.
On the Job Training: On-the-Job Training is appropriate for occupations where classroom training is not available or not appropriate and for which specific job skills can be learned while engaged in productive work.
To be eligible you must be considered a low-income individual, have been classified as a dislocated worker, or been affected by the OPIOID Crisis. You must be legally allowed to work in the United States. Priority for service is given to: Veterans, Veteran Spouses and families, low income individuals, individuals employed in a documented declining industry, individuals in receipt of Public Assistance with no alternative funding sources available, unemployed or long term unemployed, and individuals who are disabled with no alternative funding sources available.
- Eligible Training Provider List
- Orange Ulster BOCES
- SUNY Sullivan Community College
- OCCC – Orange County Community College
- MedCerts – online training provider
- GCF Global Free Online Trainings
- Essential Education
- Priority Occupations
Contact us to see if you qualify: