The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Program provides economically disadvantaged teenagers and young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 with year-round employment and training services.
Participants must be economically disadvantaged and must have at least one of the following barriers to employment in order to be eligible for services:
For more information and some program success stories, view our WIA Youth Program Fact Sheet.
WIA youth services are provided by a network of 16 Workforce Service Areas, serving all 87 counties in Minnesota. Select the link below for a list of services providers.
For more information, contact:
John R. Olson, Youth Program Coordinator
Office of Youth Development