Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program

The WIOA Dislocated Worker program is a re-employment and training program designed to assist dislocated workers, other adults and youth in Brown County to enter into high-demand occupations and gain livable wages within their geographical areas.

 

You may be eligible if:

  • You have been permanently laid off from your employment.

  • You are unemployed or underemployed with additional barriers to employment. Income guidelines may apply.

  • You are 14-24 years old and have barriers to education and employment. Income guidelines apply.

 

Available Services

CORE and INTENSIVE SERVICES include:

  • Assistance in job search and job placement

  • Assessment of skills and barriers to employment

  • Labor market and career information

  • Skill enhancing workshops

  • Referrals to community resources

  • GED training

 

These services are provided through the Job Center Resource Room or one-on-one with a WIOA Career Services Specialist.

 

Training Services

Training services may be available to individuals who are determined eligible and do not secure employment through Core and Intensive services (listed above). Documentation of a good faith job search is required. Financial assistance may be provided for tuition, books and other support services depending on eligibility and need.

 

You must participate in a training program that has been determined to be a high-demand occupation by the Bay Area Workforce Development Board. For more information, visit the Brown County Job Center at 701 Cherry Street, Green Bay. The center is open Monday through Friday from 7:45am - 4:30pm.

 

 

WANT TO LEARN MORE?

Attend an Orientation! Register at the Job Center’s
Job Search Help Desk or call 920-448-6760 to speak
to a WIOA Career Services Specialist.

 

 

The WIOA Dislocated Worker Program is sponsored by your local Job Center and funded by the Bay Area Workforce Development Board.

In 2014, the WIOA Dislocated Worker program assisted 97 individuals.

 

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Contacts:

Brown County

701 Cherry Street, Green Bay
(inside the Wisconsin Job Center)

Career Services Specialist: Gena Kujava, 920-448-6760

 

You may also contact Meika Burnikel, Program Director, by email or call 920-438-1616 ext. 2101.

 

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Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin

Job Center of Wisconsin

 

 

View a WIOA Program brochure