Prepare Yourself for a Bright Future………

Through the Workforce Development Programs, services are provided to improve the long term job opportunities for economically disadvantaged youth. The Programs encourage school completion or enrollment in high school equivalency programs. These programs assist eligible youth, ages 14 through 21, to obtain employment through work experience and help them to improve their academic skills to successfully move from school to work. Goal setting is a primary focus in youth programs. Youth services are provided by the Central Workforce Development Board.

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Individuals who qualify for the Youth programs are eligible to receive:

Support Services are also available under WIOA services to Youth 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.