Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act

At this time, WIOA Program Funding availability is as follows:

  • WIOA Low Income Adult is available as of 11/01/19
  • WIOA Dislocated Worker is available as of 11/01/19
  • WIOA Youth Out-of-School is available as of 08/09/18

WIOA Program Eligibility

Services under the WIOA program are eligibility-based. Therefore, all interested applicants must meet and be able to document general and funding-specific eligibility criteria in order to be considered for enrollment.

All eligible applicants must be a resident of Hillsborough County, 18 years of age or older, and meet U.S. citizenship or permanent resident requirements.

For more information on eligibility for Adults and Dislocated Workers through the WIOA program, please click here.

Approved Training Vendors and Targeted Occupations Lists

The WIOA program is geared towards customer choice. Individuals who are interested in training services or licensure assistance are invited to review and research the options presented on our approved vendor and targeted occupations lists. This list was developed after extensive research into our local, regional, and statewide labor and job market. In addition, our Board of Directors, which consists of local business experts, have reviewed and approved this list.

These lists are updated on an annual basis. Training vendor and program selections must fall on the lists noted below in order to be considered for enrollment through the WIOA program.

  • ​Approved Training Provider Programs for 2019-2020: (PDF) (Excel)
  • Local Targeted Occupations List for 2019–2020: (PDF)
WIOA Program Informational Sessions

If you have reviewed the information above, but still have questions, we invite you to attend one of our informational sessions. While you are not required to make an appointment to attend one of these sessions, we do ask for your timely presence. Individuals who arrive late for the start of a session will be asked to come back at a later session offering.

Informational sessions are hosted in our Tampa office at 9215 N. Florida Ave, Suite 101, Tampa, FL 33612. Informational sessions are held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

WIOA Program Online Pre-screen

To start the enrollment process, applicants will need to fully complete the WIOA prescreen below. Once completed, you will be assigned to a WIOA Career Counselor who will contact you about your next steps within two business days. If you do not see an email in your inbox, please be sure to check your spam/junk folders.

To begin the WIOA prescreen, please click here.

WIOA Program Appointments

Current WIOA Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth program participants must have a scheduled appointment in order to be seen by their assigned WIOA Career Counselor. Walk-ins are not accepted.

Questions / Comments

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