The purpose of the WIOA youth program is to assist eligible out-of-school youth achieve academic and employment success year round.
Out-of-school youth under WIOA is a person between the ages of 16 and 24 who is not attending ANY school and is one or more of the following: a school dropout; a youth who is within age of compulsory school attendance in Nevada but has not attended for at least the most recent complete school year calendar quarter; a youth with a high school diploma or equivalent who is low income and is basic skills deficient or is an English language learner; an offender; a homeless, runaway or foster youth; a pregnant or parenting youth; a youth with a disability; or a low-income individual who requires additional assistance to enter or complete an educational program or to secure and hold employment.
Youth can apply with one of our service providers if they meet the above criteria:
- Goodwill Industries of Southern Nevada (serving youth with disabilities)
- Help of Southern Nevada (serving out-of-school youth who have dropped out of HS)
- Lincoln County Workforce (serving youth residing in Lincoln County)
- Nevada Partners Inc. (serving out-of-school youth)
- Nye Community Coalition (serving youth residing Nye & Esmeralda counties)
- Olive Crest (serving foster & former foster out-of-school youth)
- Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (serving out-of-school youth)
- St. Jude’s Ranch (serving youth residing in Boulder City & Laughlin)
- YouthBuild Las Vegas (serving out-of-school youth)
The following link will provide you with contact information for each service provider:
Program Partner Contact List