WIOA Programs

WIOA Programs

Provider: CITY OF LOS ANGELES ECONOMIC AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT - WEST ADAMS WORKSOURCE CENTER - AMERICA'S JOB CENTER OF CALIFORNIA

The agency provides employment services for unemployed or underemployed individuals in Los Angeles County. Services include comprehensive job assistance centers, veteran employment programs, and Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs for adults, dislocated workers, Veterans, the homeless, and the re-entry population. There are no geographic restrictions.

Counseling and case management, development of an Individual Readjustment Plan, and job readiness workshops are provided to all clients.

Equipment access available through the job assistance center are computers, printers, faxes and phones. The center also provides access to the EDD Cal Jobs database on which a person may search for job listings, and may also post a job resume. In addition, job seekers may research the job market for in-demand skills and occupations; research specific industries or companies; and to find the cost and performance rating for approved training schools. All customers are eligible for an initial assessment and assistance in establishing eligibility for public benefits, and other support services.

Intensive Services are provided for persons age 18 and older who were not able to secure employment and are unemployed or underemployed, including special populations such as people with disabilities, migrant and seasonal workers and older adults; dislocated workers, including displaced homemakers; and veterans. Intensive services include case management, group or individual counseling, job search/placement services, and pre-job guidance.

Training Services are provided by the center if the customer is not able to obtain employment by means of the intensive services described above, or whose income has not reached the level of self-sufficiency. Qualifying training services may include adult education, employee customized training, entrepreneurial training, job readiness training, literacy instruction, occupational skills training, on-the-job training, or skills upgrading.

The Veterans Initiative program (VIP) provides personalized career consultation and planning to help vets secure employment through community partners. Education opportunities and job training are also available.

The agency also provides services to eligible individuals directly or indirectly affected by certain provisions of the gang injunction referred to under the Rodriguez vs. City of Los Angeles settlement.

Secondary support services such as transportation allowance and child care expenses are provided on a case-by-case basis. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call for information; ID and income documentation are required. Call for language capabilities; Spanish not available at all sites. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for service.
Application Procedure
Languages
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Service/Intake

(323) 293-6284

TDD

(711) -

FAX

(323) 295-4075
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