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Dislocated Worker/Adult Services

Services are designed to help you gain employment or enhance your current employment situation. Whether you are a recent graduate, a laid-off worker, a senior adult (55+), or an underemployed or unemployed adult, our employment case managers can assist you to enter a new career or find employment.

WIOA Dislocated Worker:

  • Has been laid off or terminated at no fault of their own
  • Has been laid off or terminated, as a result of permanent closure of, or substantial layoff at a plant or facility
  • Was self-employed and now unemployed because of a natural disaster
  • Was self-employed, but is unemployed because of general economic conditions in the community in which he or she reside or because of a natural disaster
  • Is a displaced homemaker
  • A veteran who has been discharged or released from active duty under conditions other than dishonorable within the last 36 months and is one of the following:
    • unemployed;
    • employed in a job verified to be below the skill level and earning capacity of the veteran.
  • A veteran who is leaving active duty status of the National Guard or Armed Forces Reserves, for reasons other than dishonorable discharge, and meets one of the following conditions:
    • the veteran no longer has a civilian job upon his or her return;
    • the civilian job still exists but is no longer appropriate because of the individual's increased skills obtained in the military, leaving the individual essentially underemployed;
    • the civilian job still exists but pays less than eighty percent (80%) than the military paid the individual during the time of active service.

WIOA Adult:

  • At least 18 years of age and income qualified

Services for Dislocated Work and Adult Services Include:

  • Career Planning
  • Skills Assessments
  • Job Seeking and Job Maintaining
  • On the Job Training Opportunities
  • Skills Updating
  • Tuition assistance for training in a new career
  • Assistance with obtaining a GED or High School Diploma
  • Support to aid in job search and training activities
  • Referrals to other agencies to find other assistance

Services include:

  • Skills Assessments
  • Development of an Employment Plan
  • Work Experience and On-the-Job Experience
  • Job Search
  • Job Placement

Justice-Involved Workforce Pipeline

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