Career Seekers

Get on the pathway to a new career! 

  • Gain specialized knowledge

  • Improve your appeal to employers

  • Train for a new career

  • Prepare yourself for in-demand careers

  • Gain the competitive advantage you need 

WIOA

What is WIOA?

Who can WIOA help?
What is the approval process for WIOA Customers?

​​The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) helps job seekers succeed in the labor market by providing access to employment, education, training, and support services while matching employers with skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. 

Many people qualify for WIOA funded activities. Customers may be eligible for training to update current skills or learn skills for a new career if their present occupation is not in demand. 

The process includes completing paperwork and providing documents to validate eligibility criteria. Prospective customers will meet with a WIOA Team Member at one of the job centers, who will help guide them through the process.

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Kenosha County Job Center 

8600 Sheridan Rd., Kenosha, WI

(262) 697-4752

Open 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, M-F

Racine County Workforce Development

1717 Taylor Ave., Racine, WI

(262) 638-6547

Open 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, M-F

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Walworth County Job Center

400 County Rd H, Elkhorn, WI

(262) 741-5180

Open 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, M-F

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