Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Eligible clients may obtain individual training account vouchers to pay for training provided by institutions certified by the local workforce investment board. Shawnee Community College is certified to offer training programs under WIA. Interested persons may visit or contact Shawnee Development Council.
Dislocated workers are also served through the WIA one stop center.
The dislocated workers program serves clients who have been terminated and are unlikely to return to their prior industry or occupation; have been laid off or terminated due to plant closure or substantial layoff; are formerly self-employed but now unemployed; or are displaced homemakers.
In order to receive services, additional eligibility requirements must by met.
For More Information Contact:
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Office
at 1-800-481-2242 ext. 3293