The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act is a federally funded program designed to increase the employment, retention, earnings, and occupational skill attainment of the adult and dislocated worker participants who receive service.
Individuals may receive assistance through job referrals and labor market information. Job training opportunities are also available for individuals who are in special need of such training to obtain in-demand, self-sustaining employment.
The program provides two levels of service. Based upon the needs of the individual to obtain or retain employment for self-sufficiency, a customer may receive all or part of the services identified below. Basic and individualized career services would be followed by training services.
Program services include but are not limited to:
Career Services: Basic
Career Services: Individualized
An individual must meet the following criteria to be eligible to receive services:
Note: Priority for adult intensive and training services will be given to applicants from low income households and low-income adults who are basic skills deficient.
Dislocated workers must meet the requirements cited above and one of the following:
Note: Documents that confirm an individual’s eligibility for WIOA services will be required during the application process. Examples include but are not limited to: birth certificate, social security card, layoff notice, etc.
To apply or for more information contact the service provider in your area at (877) 244-4468 or IdahoWIOA@equusworks.com.
An Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider
Brad Little, Governor
Jani Revier, Director