Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Workforce Solutions Capital Area offers financial assistance to eligible individuals for job search assistance, training, and other support services through funding from the WIOA program.
What does the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program provide?
WIOA is a no-cost employment program designed to give job seekers the support and/or skills training they need to find a job. Specifically, WIOA can provide:
- Job search assistance
- Child care assistance while in training
- Transportation assistance
- Interview clothing and uniforms
- Tools needed for your new job
- Funding for basic skills and occupational training
What kind of training is available?
To ensure individuals that receive training find jobs, WIOA only provides funding for training in occupations with good earnings potential and in growing industries in Travis County – such as auto mechanics, computer support specialists and nurses. For a complete list of the occupations for which training is available, please click here.
WIOA-funded training for eligible occupations is provided by a wide variety of certified training providers in Travis County. If selected for WIOA-funded training, job seekers are able to pick the training provider of their choice. For a complete list of training providers certified for the WIOA program in the area, please visit www.twc.state.tx.us/boards.
How do I know if I am eligible?