Adult Program – Workforce Investment Act

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The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Adult Program provides workforce investment activities that increase the employment, retention, and earnings, and increase occupational skill attainment by participants, leading to economic self-sufficiency.


You may be eligible for the adult program if you are 18 years of age or older, low-income, experience barrier(s) to employment (high school dropout, individual with disabilities, offender/ex-offenders, low basic skills, single parent, limited English skills, Receiving TANF, just to name a few); and are anxious to learn a job skill and complete the program. Priority of service is given to veterans and spouses of veterans. Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered for selective service.

Considerations are also made for people seeking careers in high demand occupations such as health care.

  •  Career Counseling
  •  Specialized Job Search Preparation
  •  Workshops
  •  Training Plan Development
  •  Tuition Assistance
  •  Work Experience
  •  On The Job Training
  •  Job Placement Assistance
  •  Emergency Support Service necessary to complete training and/or remain employed.
  •  Follow up counseling and support for 1 year after employment

How to apply: Contact your local WorkSource Center.

WorkSource Kittitas
510 N Pine St.
Ellensburg, WA 98926
FAX: 509-925-1004

WorkSource Yakima
306 Division
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 574-0105
PFP Direct Line: (509) 573-4556
TTY: (509) 574-0143

WorkSource Toppenish Affiliate
706 Rentschler Lane
Toppenish, WA 98948
FAX: 509-865-2485

WorkSource Sunnyside
1925 Morgan Road
Sunnyside, WA 98944
PFP Direct Line: 509-836-1156
Fax: 509-836-1164
TTY: (509) 836-1130

Goldendale Employment & Training
116 East Main/PO Box 1400
Goldendale, WA 98620

Main: (509) 773-5503
Fax: (509) 773-3796
Cell: (509) 261-1461

Stevenson Employment & Training
704 SW Rock Creek Drive/PO Box 1490
Stevenson WA 98648

Main: (509) 261-1561
Fax: (509) 427-3640
Cell: (509) 261-1561

White Salmon Employment & Training
107 West Jewett Blvd. / PO Box 248
White Salmon WA 98672

Main: (509) 493-1210
Fax: (509) 493-5000
Cell: (509) 281-1381

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