Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

WIA was the largest source of federal funding for workforce development activities, until it was replaced and updated by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in 2014. WIA Title I funded services for Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth job seekers.

WIA One-Page Policy Brief

WIA Update: Prior to PY2012, LWIAs 7, 8, and 9 merged to form one LWIA within Cook County.

Here is an overview of recommended contracts for PY 2013 for Cook County’s comprehensive workforce centers, affiliates (support sites for the comprehensive centers), sector centers, and bridge programs.

Funding and Outcomes Data:

The WIRE staff collected the following data directly from local WIA Program Service Administrators.