Dislocated Worker
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Those eligible for dislocated worker services includes workers permanently laid off from their job due to a workforce reduction, business closures or farm failure, displaced homemakers including military service members or military spouses.


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Support Services are also available under WIOA services to dislocated workers that qualify financially for the services. This must be employment or training related and typically includes, but is not limited to, funding to provide the following:

  • Clothing
  • Supplies
  • Limited small equipment or tools
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Payment for drug testing
  • Mental and medical evaluations
  • Exam Fees
  • Other employment or training fees may be authorized

Funding to assist with Support Services is based on individual need and individual agency budget restraints. Needs related support Services are available only during training.