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WIOA Youth Formula Program

WIOA Youth Formula Grants

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 enacted a comprehensive youth employment program for serving eligible youth, ages 14-24, who face barriers to education, training, and employment. Funds for youth services are allocated to states and local areas based on a formula. The WIOA program focuses primarily on out-of-school youth (OSY), requiring local areas to expend a minimum of 75% of WIOA youth funds on OSY. The program includes 14 program elements that are required to be made available to youth participants. WIOA prioritizes work experience through a 20% minimum expenditure rate for the work experience program element. Local programs provide youth services in partnership with the WIOA American Job Center System and under the direction of local Workforce Development Boards. To find the nearest American Job Center, visit: http://www.servicelocator.org/. To learn more about the WIOA youth program click here.


WIOA Youth Formula Program Guidance

TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 21-16
Subject: Third Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Youth Formula Program Guidance
https://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=7159


TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 08-15
Subject: Second Title 1 WIOA Youth Program Transition Guidance
http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=6073


TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT GUIDANCE LETTER No. 23-14
Subject: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program Transition
http://wdr.doleta.gov/directives/corr_doc.cfm?DOCN=4244


Questions or comments should be sent to youth.services@dol.gov


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