WIOA Youth Program

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What is the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Services Program?

It is a program designed for out-of-school youth ages 16 -24 years old. This program offers career development programs and services that lead to training and employment for youth in Caddo Parish. The program is operated locally by local workforce development boards. The program is not operated by the school board.

How do we help?

Workforce Youth Program provides the following services:

  • Assessment to determine skills, interests and abilities
  • Individual Service Strategy outlining short and long term goals
  • Opportunity to gain work experience
  • Preparation for post-secondary educational opportunities
  • Work/Career Readiness Training

Who should apply?

Youth ages 16 - 24 years old who both WANT and NEED to make a positive change in their lives and need help to find the RIGHT opportunities to make it happen.Click Here for Pre-Application

Benefits of Participating

BE EMPOWERED - get knowledge, resources and skills essential for a successful career:  enroll in classes to earn HISET/high school equivalency.

GET TRAINING - enroll in training that lead to employment in your chosen career path; get tuition and/or book assistance while in training.

GET EMPLOYED - assistance with getting a sustainable job that can lead to a prosperous career.

GET INSPIRED - mentors in the field of interest.

Contact Penny Butler, Liaison, at (318) 673-7567 for more information.

For more information regarding the WIOA Youth Program, click here.

Complete Your WIOA Pre-Screening App Here!

Unemployment Questions?

Our office staff has no authority to approve, deny, or alter applications. All questions, comments, and issues should be addressed directly to the Louisiana Workforce Commission at www.louisianaworks.net or 1-866-783-5567

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