"WIOA" helps folks get work in Yolo County

Guests Kim Neilsen and Elaine Lytle share information about how to use various WIOA services in Yolo county.

"The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act [WIOA] is the primary United States federal workforce development legislation designed to bring about increased coordination among federal workforce development and related programs." (according to Wikipedia.)

While the law is national, implemetation is through local agencies and partners.  Here WIOA is thru Yolo County's 'Employment Services' which "provides employment resources; offers workshops regarding interviews, resumes, and job search tips; and provides public access to the One-Stop Career Centers at the Woodland, West Sacramento, and Winters locations. It also assists CalWORKs recipients participating in the Welfare-to-Work program." (per the County website)

Whether you need to update your resume or find clothes for going on interviews, Kim and Elain can sign you up for a class or put you in touch with an organization that can help.  Specific classes and programs were describe and ideas on how to get help was shared.

Information about all the County's WIOA services are at: https://www.yoloworks.org/vosnet/Default.aspx


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