Workforce Investment Act (WIA) – Title I

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.

Funding and Outcomes Data:

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