The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult program provides services to assist low-income adults in obtaining employment. Many career services are open to ALL career seekers free of charge. Eligible adults who are unable to find employment through entry-level career services may also qualify for additional training and support.
Who’s eligible for additional training and support?
Contact a Workforce Center near you to determine eligibility.
What training and support services are available for eligible adult workers?
- Case management
- Counseling and career planning
- Development of individual employment plan
- Internships/work experiences
- Job readiness activities (interviewing skills, resume development, etc.)
- Adult education/GED
- Out of the area job search
- Occupational skills training
- Skills upgrading
- On-the-job training
- Child care
- Work-related attire
- Transportation assistance
- Other services based on funding
For adults with special circumstances
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I programs are available for dislocated and income eligible adults that have special circumstances that create difficulty in finding employment.
What training and support services are available for eligible adult workers with special circumstances?
For citizens returning after incarceration
For citizens needing a high school diploma or GED
For citizens that English is not their primary language.
Contact us for other issues that are not listed here.
The Harrisonburg Workforce Center is located near Harrisonburg's downtown business district and the campus of James Madison University.
The Staunton Workforce Center is conveniently co-located in the Virginia Employment Commission building.
The Winchester Workforce Center is located near Winchester's historic downtown..Hours of Operation: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays - 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
The Rockbridge Workforce Center is located on the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College campus.
The Luray Workforce Center can be found on the Lord Fairfax Community College campus.
Services to help individuals who are unemployed due to company closing or layoff.
Valley Workforce Centers and partners offer a variety of ways to get work experience.
Younger workers 14-24 that meet income and eligibility requirements can get access to a variety of employment and training programs through Valley Workforce Centers and their partners.
Income-eligible persons 55 or older can receive service-based training to assist with re-entering the workforce.
Valley Workforce Center and partner programs assist individuals with disabilitities or socioeconomic disadvantages.
Valley Workforce Centers can assist veterans, spouses and dependents with access to assistance programs offered through a variety of sources.
Valley Workforce Centers can help you get up to speed on your career search skills.
It's easy to search openings on the Virginia Workforce Connection.
Valley Workforce Centers offer a wide range of services to help individuals prepare for and get the work they need.