WIOA is a federally funded program that prepares eligible adults and dislocated workers for entry or re-entry into the workforce through retraining and education. The program seeks to increase the employment and retention earnings of participants and as a result increase the quality of the workforce, reduce unemployment and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the customer.
(All services and programs are subject to availability of WIOA funds and eligibility of applicant.)
- Be 18 years of age or older
- A citizen or non-citizen authorized to work in the United States
- Meet the Military Selective Service registration requirements (males who are 18 or older and born on or after January 1, 1960)
For additional eligibility requirements, contact a WIOA representative listed below.
Please contact a local Career Advisor to obtain the most current WIOA Application.
Northwest Georgia WIOA Representatives
Individuals interested in WIOA information or assistance should contact a WIOA Representative at the school of their choice listed below.
Ask About WIOA’s Other Training Facilities in Your Area
Are you interested in working while you learn? On-The-Job Training may be the opportunity you are looking for. OJT Staff is available to work with you on a career plan, assess your skills and interests, and refer you to employers in the area that may be looking for someone like you. WorkSource Northwest Georgia has OJT Staff located in the One Stop Centers in Blue Ridge, Cartersville, Cedartown, Dalton, LaFayette, and Rome. Please call our representative for an appointment.
WorkSource Northwest Georgia One Stop System
WorkSource Northwest Georgia’s One Stop System provides a range of services for individuals seeking employment, training, and education services.
The area has six certified One Stop Centers. The comprehensive One Stop Center is centrally located in Rome at the Georgia Department of Labor Career Center. Here you will find an array of service providers either physically located or electronically accessible to customers. The staff here is ready to direct you to the proper One Stop Partner that can assist you.
In addition, affiliate One Stop sites are located at the Georgia Department of Labor Career Centers in Blue Ridge, Cartersville, Cedartown, Dalton, and LaFayette. These affiliate sites can provide you with referrals to employment services available in your area.
To find WorkSource programs elsewhere, please search the Georgia Department of Economic Development WIOA Career Centers.