Serving Northwest Iowa for Over 35 years
Workforce Investment Act

WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT
SERVING ADULTS & DISLOCATED WORKERS

IN CLAY, DICKINSON, EMMET, KOSSUTH, LYON, OBRIEN, OSCEOLA, PALO ALTO AND SIOUX COUNTIES

Under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the plan for Iowa's Workforce Development system is to provide the opportunity for.

  • Job Seekers to assess their skills and match them with jobs that meet their abilities and family needs.

  • Employers to locate qualified new and motivated workers.

  • Job Seekers and employers to access information that will assist them in developing their career and business plans.

 

ELIGIBILITY


Eligibility for the Adult program is based on federal household income guidelines.

Eligibility for the Dislocated Worker program is based on work history and unemployment information.

 

SERVICES PROVIDED

 

  • Level 1 Staff-Assisted Core Services - Job Search and placement assistance, including career counseling, individualized job development, job-seeking and job-keeping workshops and job referrals.

  • Level 2 Intensive Services - Comprehensive assessments of skill levels, abilities and service needs, development of an individual employment plan, counseling and career planning, short-term pre-vocational services, skill upgrading, internships and work experiences.

  • Level 3 Training Services - Customized training, occupational skill training, entrepreneurial training, on-the-job training, remedial and basic skill training, secondary education certification and retraining.

 

 

For More Information Contact:

 

Workforce Investment Act
NWIPDC
P.O.  Box 1493
217 West Fifth Street
Spencer, Iowa 51301
712-262-7662
855-262-7225