Job assistance programs

Looking for a job? Find a job assistance program.

The Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) funds training programs that teach job skills and provide job placement services for adults who are at least 18 years of age. The programs are administered locally by One Stop Career Centers. The types of training offered by a local training center can vary depending on the job opportunities in the community. To help locate training programs in your area, search for a One Stop Center in your state, visit America's Service Locator, or call ETA's Toll-Free Help Line at (877) US-2JOBS (TTY: 1-877-889-5267).

President Barack Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) into law on July 22, 2014. WIOA is designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. Congress passed the Act by a wide bipartisan majority; it is the first legislative reform in 15 years of the public workforce system.

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