Adult Program

 

​About

  • Serves those who are of the age 18 or older who are unemployed or are considered underemployed based on their wages; and

  • Participants are assisted with career planning, employment services, job searching, tuition assistance for training, and supportive services (supplies/uniforms required for training or employment).

 

 

 

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Adults 18 and older interested in Individual Career Services and Training Services must meet a low-income requirement.  A job seeker who meets any one of the following criteria satisfies the low-income requirement for WIOA adult services; 

  •  Receives or is a member of a family that receives cash payments under a federal, state, or local workforce development area (workforce area) income-based public assistance program; 

  • Receives food stamp benefits or is a member of a family that receives food stamp benefits, or was determined eligible to receive food stamp benefits within the last 26 weeks; and

  • Receives an income or is a member of a family receiving an income that, in relation to family size, is not in excess of 200% of the current combined 70 percent Lower Living Standard Income Level and poverty income (LLSIL) guidelines.

What do I receive through the Adult Program?

  •  Outreach, job search and placement assistance; 

  • Resume assistance, assessments, referrals and labor market information available to all job seekers; 

  • Individualized Career Services which includes more staff assistance to obtain employment, comprehensive assessments, development of individual employment plans and counseling and career planning; and

  • Training services, if needed, to help customers to obtain employment, link to job opportunities in their 

           communities, including both occupational training and training in basic skills.  

Individuals must meet federal guidelines. Paid services based on funding available.

 

Contact the WIOA office at 606-546-2639 to help determine eligibility.

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