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Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program

 
 
What's Your Next Move? The Pikes Peak Workforce Center's Youth Zone
is here to help!
 
 
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program is designed to assist low income young adults achieve their educational and employment goals. If eligible, participants work with a Workforce Development Specialist to create a personalized plan for a successful future.
 
Participants enrolled in this program can take advantage of the 10 core services. These services are:
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Paid Internships
  • Tutoring and Skill Upgrades
  • Tuition Assistance
  • GED Preparation
  • Leadership Activities
  • Supportive Services
  • Adult Mentoring
  • Referrals to Community Resources
  • Follow-up Services
ELIGIBILITY:
 
Applicants must be between 17-21 years old, low income and have one or more of the following challenges in achieving their employment or education goals:
  • Deficient in basic literacy skills
  • Ex-offender
  • Documented disability
  • High school drop out
  • Homeless/runaway
  • Pregnant/parenting youth
  • Foster care
  • Needs additional assistance
HOW TO APPLY:  In order to apply you MUST HAVE AN ACCOUNT IN CONNECTING COLORADO.  To create an account, click here.

To learn more about the WIA Youth Program and sign up for an upcoming orientation, click here.
 



 
 


REFERRALS:  To refer a young person to the WIA youth program, please complete the referral form here.
 
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