Types of Aid
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Program is a federally funded program that provides employability training to the economically disadvantaged and dislocated workers.
WIOA provides assistance with tuition and fees, textbooks and required supplies, uniforms and tools. Additional support services are available based on individual eligibility and WIOA policy.
The WIOA process involves numerous selection criteria. Selection is also based on availability or quarterly openings and funding. Selection criteria includes:
- County of Residence
- Completion of at least (1) semester, (case by case)
- GPA of at least 2.5
- Level of program (Degree/Diploma)*; does not cover certificate programs
- Previous work experience
- Previous post-secondary education
- Desire to obtain fulltime employment
* Some programs may be excluded; check with the school's WIA representative.
WIOA Pre-Screen Questions:
- Are you a full time student?
- Are you unemployed as a result of plant or company lay off or facility closure?
- Are you on a low income budget receiving government assistance?
For more information contact:
|Valencia Bailey, WIOA Coordinator MGC
A143 Warner Robins campus
|Terri Booker, WIOA Coordinator BIBB
J119 Macon campus
|Robin Jones, WIOA Assistant MGC
J124 Macon campus
WIOA servicing counties: