Funding for Training
Student Aid on the Web
Student Aid on the Web provides in-depth information on all the U.S. Department of Education's student aid programs (grants, work-study and loans) and on how to apply.
Workforce Investment Act
The Federal Workforce Investment ACT (WIA) which superseded the Job Training Partnership Act, offers a comprehensive range of workforce development activities. Available workforce development activities provided can benefit job seekers, laid off workers, youth, incumbent workers, new entrants to the workforce, veterans, persons with disabilities, and employers.
The purpose of these activities is to promote an increase in the employment, job retention, earnings, and occupational skills improvement by participants. This, in turn, improves the quality of the workforce and improves the productivity competitiveness of Montgomery County.
The Job Center uses varied strategies in providing the appropriate services to meet the needs of customers:
WIA Offers You:
Core Services (available to all adults age 18 years or older)
Intensive Services (available to eligible adults who have been unable to find work through core services, or need additional training to reach self-sufficiency)
Training Services (for those who have received "intensive services" but are still unable to find employment)
Before being considered for training you must first:
Click here for an Eligibility Documentation Checklist
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)
The TAA program helps workers who have lost their jobs as a result of foreign trade. The TAA program offers a variety of benefits and services to eligible workers, including job training, income support, job search and relocation allowances, a tax credit to help pay the costs of health insurance, and a wage supplement to certain reemployed trade-affected workers 50 years of age and older. Click here for more information.
Eligible Training Provider List
WIA Eligible Training Provider List