Partner Services

The WorkForce West Virginia WIOA Partners

Pathways to the Future: This site is a collection of resources, tools and people to help students with disabilities, through the journey from youth to adulthood. Plan for your future by exploring pre-employment transition services on jobs and careers, education/training after high school, independent living skills, and partners and programs to help you along the way.

Adult Education and Literacy Services: To enable adult workers to be literate, productive, and successful in the workplace, home, and community by delivering responsive adult education programs and services.

Vocational Rehabilitation Services: The West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) helps people with disabilities establish and reach their vocational goals. The primary goal for all DRS clients is to become productive working citizens.

Career and Technical Education (Perkins): Career Technical Education (CTE) programs are changing, evolving and innovating to better serve West Virginia's needs by preparing students to help drive our success and vitality. Further, CTE is creating an educational environment that integrates core academics with real-world relevance. CTE is transforming expectations and making a difference for students, for businesses and industry, for West Virginia and for the global community.

Community Services Block Grant: To provide resources and support for a community of partners working to improve the lives of West Virginians.

Indian and Native American Programs: Our purpose is to reduce unemployment among American Indians, traditionally the least serviced and poorest group in the United States.

HUD Employment and Training Programs: HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.

Job Corps: Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.

LVER/DVOP: Veterans and eligible persons meeting eligibility requirements may be referred to specific veterans’ program staff for specialized services.  Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialists (DVOPS) are responsible for providing intensive services to qualified veterans at the WorkForce center or itinerant site with a goal of long term sustainable employment of the veteran. Local Veteran Employment Representatives (LVER) conduct outreach to employer and employer groups such as business, industry, and other community-based organizations by serving as an advocate for the hiring of veterans

National Farmworker Jobs Program: The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) provides eligible farmworkers and their dependents with the means to reach self-sufficiency through better employment.

Senior Community Service Employment Programs: The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a community service and work-based training program for persons age 55 or older with limited incomes

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): The TANF program provides temporary financial assistance to low income families. While receiving TANF benefits, recipients will look for employment to try and achieve self-sufficiency. If you have questions or need to know how to apply for TANF, including what documents are required, you need to contact the local office.

Trade Adjustment Assistance Programs: Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) helps people who became unemployed due to layoffs as a result of foreign imports or a shift of production out of the United States.

Unemployment Compensation Programs: Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet West Virginia's eligibility requirements.

YouthBuild: At YouthBuild programs in the United States and across the globe, low-income young people learn construction skills to help build affordable housing and other community assets such as community centers and schools.

West Virginia Community and Technical Colleges: The mission of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia is to promote and provide high-quality, accessible, and responsive education and training opportunities that maximize student learning, improve the standard of living for West Virginians, and contribute to the economic vitality and competitiveness of our state.

West Virginia High Education Policy Commission: West Virginia’s four-year public higher education system includes 12 campuses that offer vast opportunities for a high-quality education at an affordable cost. Together with these institutions, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has embarked upon a five-year statewide master plan, Leading the Way: Access. Success. Impact. that builds on recent progress and sets forth bold aspirations for higher education in the state – and a means to achieve them.

West Virginia State Department of Minority: The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affair's (HHOMA) mission is to provide forums for discussion of minority issues and assist in the development of strategies to deal with those issues.