The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

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Federal WIOA Funding

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was designed to meet the needs of both a job seeker trying to further their career and for employers looking for qualified applicants for their jobs. Federal WIOA funds are allocated to local Workforce Regions to design programs and services that best meet the needs of the local labor market.

The goal of WIOA is to help you acquire marketable skills that will lead to gainful employment. WIOA can assist in paying up to $3,000 for short-term training of one year or less.
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The Application Process

Before applying for the WIOA program at the Broomfield Workforce Center:
  • Register as a job seeker.
  • Meet with a workforce specialist at the Broomfield Workforce Center to review the local labor market.
  • If you find that you will need training to gain employment in your career field, please contact the Broomfield Workforce Center.
To apply for the WIOA program through the Broomfield Workforce Center, you must:
  • Be a Broomfield resident (verification will be required).
  • Provide documentation that you are eligible to work in the United States.
  • Be 18 years of age or older (if younger, please see WIOA Youth Program information).
For WIOA to assist in paying for training, the training provider must be on the Approved Training Provider list.
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Please Note

WIOA cannot reimburse for training costs already incurred. Approval from WIOA must be received prior to starting a training program or enrolling in a semester program.
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For more information, please call 303.464.5894