Workforce Investment Act:
The WIA program is designed to aid economically disadvantaged
individuals through skills training and job placement
assistance. In addition, persons who have been displaced
from their job, due to economic conditions, may also be
eligible to participate in the WIA program.
Participants must qualify for WIA program through their local job service office. For more information, contact the Career and Technical Center. West Virginia State Board of Rehabilitation The West Virginia State Board of Rehabilitation, Division of Rehabilitation Services, will assist persons with physical or mental handicaps to train for and find suitable employment.
The cooperative school program agreement, between the division of rehabilitation education and the local board of education, provides eligible students the opportunity to attend Career and Technical schools.
To be eligible, you must be at least 16 years of age, and have physical or mental handicap, which may cause you difficulty in getting or holding a job.
For more information, contact your school counselor, or the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services.