Frequently Asked Questions

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

What can the WIOA program do for people who’ve been laid off or who just want to change careers?

Many services are offered for people who have been laid off, as well as people who just want to change careers. If you are interested in going to work, we can help you prepare a resume. We also share tips on filling out job applications, hints for interviewing, and your job search. Training opportunities are available to those who qualify through NEMCC, as well as many sole proprietors.

If I am drawing unemployment benefits, can I enter the WIOA program for vocational or technical training and continue to draw my benefits?
Will it cost me anything to enter the WIOA program?
If I enter the WIOA program, am I guaranteed to get financial aid of some kind?
Will the WIOA program stay in contact with me?
If I get trained for a different career, will WIOA help me to find a job in that field after training?
If I apply for and get a Pell grant for training purposes, can WIOA still help?
What schools/organizations provide WIOA-approved training?
Does WIOA partner with other organizations which might offer me assistance?