Employment & training programs
You may qualify for employment or training programs funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Have you been laid off from a job?
Contact your local American Job Center to see if you qualify for any of the programs listed below.
- The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides retraining funding for laid-off workers who qualify for services.
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) is for workers whose job loss was the result of increased foreign imports or shifts in production out of the Unites States.
- The Dislocated Worker/Rapid Response program may offer additional resources to help laid-off workers through a job transition.
Other federal employment and training programs
Apprenticeship Office Finder
Apprenticeships are a combination of on-the-job training and related classroom instruction in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation.
Employment Networks Finder
If you receive Social Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Employment Networks can help you with free career counseling, job placement, and ongoing support once you have started working.
Farmworker Jobs Program Finder
Services for migrant and other seasonally-employed farmworkers and their families, which include job training and other services to address employment-related needs.
Job Corps Center Finder
Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life for eligible young people ages 16-24. Call (800) 733-JOBS or (800) 733-5627 or click the link above to find a program near you.
Native American Program Finder
Employment and training services specific to Native American communities, aligned with the traditional cultural values and beliefs of the people they serve.
Older Worker Program Finder
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) helps subsidize part-time employment and training in community service positions so that older workers can move to unsubsidized, private sector jobs.
ReEntry Program Finder
Find reentry employment programs in your local area.
Refugee Assistance Finder
Locate local programs that help refugees overcome barriers to employment.
WIOA-Eligible Training Program Finder
WIOA provides retraining funding for laid-off workers who qualify for services. Funds may be used at education institutions on the WIOA-eligible training provider list shown in this map.
Youth Program Finder
Find youth employment programs in your local area.