The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Adult and Dislocated Worker (DW) programs target workers who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own (dislocated workers); homemakers who have lost their financial support from a family member; recipients of public assistance and other low-income individuals when funds are limited; employed workers that need skills upgrading or retraining; veterans and eligible spouses of veterans.

WIA services may include: assessments of clients skills and interests; development of individualized employment/career plans; group/individual counseling; work experience and/or internships; referral to Adult Education – remediation; occupational skills training; on-the-job training; customized training based on the needs of specific employer(s); entrepreneurial training; supportive services to assist clients to participate in WIA activities, such as transportation or supply costs.