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Workforce Investment Act

The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I Youth Program, is a year-round youth service program for 19-21 year olds. We are able to assist goal-oriented, self-motivated individuals who are eager to obtain the necessary skills to become job-ready.  Those who have been separated from an educational institution 6 months or longer or have already graduated qualify.  

This program focuses on helping you become an asset to the community by assisting with skills training, learning credentials, and/or permanent employment attainment.  Our focus is to help steer you in the right direction for success in the workplace.  Limited supportive services may be provided to assist you in your participation.  We can help you to navigate community resources and provide mentorship as well. 

To be eligible for participation in a Title 1 youth program, the individual MUST BE

1)      A citizen of the United States or an eligible non-citizen; [Act 188(a)(5)] AND BE

2)      Registered with the Selective Service (www.sss.gov), if applicable (Males)

          [Act 189 (h)] AND BE

3)      A low-income individual AND BE

4)      Age 19-21 [Act 101(13)] AND BE

5)      An individual who is one or more of the following: [Act 101(13) (C)]

          a)      Deficient in basic literacy skills;

          b)      A school dropout;

          c)      A Homeless, runaway, or foster child;

          d)      Pregnant or a parent;

          e)      An Offender; or

          f)       An individual (including a youth with a disability) who requires    

                    additional assistance to complete an educational program, or to

                    secure and hold employment. 


Where to sign up:

601 N. Saginaw St., Suite 1B, Flint Mi. 48502-2009
Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00
Any questions you can call: (810) 762-4957 or (810) 762-4960

Tamitha Taylor or Shelly Kline



“Equal opportunity employment/program.  Auxiliary aids and Services, including Accommodations, are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  Supported by Genesee-Shiawassee MI Works/Career Alliance, Inc. Funded by the State of Michigan”.


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