The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 enacted a formula-funded youth program serving eligible low-income youth, ages 14-21, who face barriers to employment. Funds for youth services are allocated to state and local areas based on a formula distribution. Service strategies, developed by workforce providers, prepare youth for employment and/or post-secondary education through strong linkages between academic and occupational learning. Local communities provide youth activities and services in partnership with the WIA One-Stop System and under the direction of local Workforce Investment Boards.
For funding assistance and additional information, contact your local workforce investment area office.
Search All Youth Services Investments By Initiative
To view all formula-funded youth investments by Initiative, click here.
Search All Youth Services Investments By State
To search all Youth Services investments made in a particular state, click here.
ETA Funding Opportunities
For additional information on ETA funding opportunities, visit Grants & Contracts.