WIOA Programs

WIOA Programs ( Adolescents )

Provider: FOOTHILL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AREA - FOOTHILL EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING CONNECTION - AMERICA'S JOB CENTER OF CALIFORNIA

The agency provides WIOA Programs and employment services for adolescent and adult job seekers in the County of Los Angeles. Some services have federal pre-requisites; there are no geographic restrictions, but services are prioritized for those who live or have worked in the communities of Arcadia, Duarte, Monrovia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre, and South Pasadena.

The Workforce Investment Board provides WIOA Programs and administers a network of WorkSource Centers that provide comprehensive employment services for job seekers and employers. WIOA programs offer three levels of employment acquisition support including Core, Intensive and Training Services. Youth WIOA services are provided through the Youth Opportunity Center location.

Core Services for the general public include a resource center equipped with computers, printers, faxes and phones. This One-Stop provides a multimedia information kiosk with a computerized menu to help job seekers find jobs and community resources. The center also provides access to the EDD Cal Jobs database on which a person may search for job listings, and may also post a job resume. In addition, job seekers may research the job market for in-demand skills and occupations; research specific industries or companies; and to find the cost and performance rating for approved training schools. All customers are eligible for an initial assessment and assistance in establishing eligibility for public benefits, and other support services.

Intensive Services are provided for persons, age 18 and older, who are unemployed or underemployed, including special populations such as people with disabilities, migrant and seasonal workers and older adults; dislocated workers, including displaced homemakers; and veterans. Intensive services include assessment of skills and services needed, case management, group or individual counseling, job search/placement services, and pre-job guidance.

Training Services are provided by the center if the customer is not able to obtain employment by means of the intensive services described above, or whose income as not reached the level of self-sufficiency. Qualifying training services may include adult education, employee customized training, entrepreneurial training, job readiness training, literacy instruction, occupational skills training, on-the-job training, or skills upgrading. The center establishes an individual training account in which a voucher is issued to the customer for one of the qualifying training categories. The customer has the choice of training agency. In addition to the training voucher the center may pay for supportive services.

Welfare recipient employment programs include prejob guidance, employment training, job search/placement services and support services which include child care assistance and transportation assistance. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call to schedule an appointment. Applicants are required to attend a program orientation session prior to submitting an application for review. Documentation for training services includes picture ID and Social Security number. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for services.
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Languages
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

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1207 E. Green St.

Pasadena , CA 91106 (Physical)

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Service hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Orientation is scheduled Tuesday at 10:00am; call to reserve a seat.

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