Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program

See Yourself in a Great Career!

Earn cash while you learn about education and training that lead to jobs and a career that YOU want!


We can help you:

  • Find a career path that fits your interests and lifestyle
  • Gain work experience
  • Learn about employment internship opportunities and on-the-job training
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Explore community leadership and mentoring opportunities
  • Obtain your high school diploma or GED
  • Complete vocational training or college
  • Earn cash incentives
  • Apply for financial aid

WIOA Youth Services

Apply for assistance today if are age 14-24 and struggling with:

  • School attendance
  • Foster care
  • Homelessness
  • Parenting
  • Criminal record
  • Disability
  • Learning English
  • Unemployment
  • A parent in jail
  • Substance abuse or domestic violence

How to Apply

  • Sign in to "my Job Search" or create a new job search account
  • Click on "Apply for Training Services"
  • Complete the application for training
  • Once completed, a representative will call within three days to schedule an appointment

Youth Partner Referrals

Fill out this form to make a referral to DWS for a potentially eligible Education Training Voucher (ETV) youth. Follow these Instructions when completing the form.

Real-Life Success Stories