the program

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program serves youth who are from low-income households, at risk of dropping out of school or transitioning from foster care or justice system facilities. In collaboration with the San Diego Workforce Partnership, WIOA includes supportive services, individual service strategies, case management, educational services, work-readiness training, work preparation and youth development services. 

benefits of joining the program

  • Receive a weekly stipend
  • Enroll in transitional employment
  • Individual case management
  • Occupational skills training
  • Certified billing and coding
  • First Aid/CPR
  • OSHA 10
  • HBI Pre-Apprenticeship Certification Training

eligibility criteria

  • Between the ages of 16-24 on the date of enrollment
  • Not currently attending school
  • Live in City Heights, Southeast San Diego, Grant Hill or Barrio Logan
  • For more information about enrolling in the program contact Gina Dauzat (619) 839-0948