Effective date: January 1, 2019
Individuals who are 18 to 24 years old may enroll in the WIOA Adult Program, Dislocated Worker Program, or the WIOA Youth Program, as long as they meet the respective program's eligibility requirements. The individual may also be enrolled in two or more WIOA Title I-B programs at the same time (this is called "co-enrollment").1 The local WDB and its service providers must have a process in place to assist staff in determining the appropriate program(s) for individuals between the ages 18 and 24.2 The local WDB and its service providers are responsible for tracking the funding streams that pay the costs of services and ensuring that services are not duplicated.3
DOL recommends considering a variety of factors when determining which WIOA Title I-B program(s) best suit an 18 to 24 year old including:
Note: WIOA Youth funds may be used towards an objective assessment to determine if an 18 to 24 year old should be enrolled in the Youth Program,5 and receiving the assessment will not trigger participation in the Youth Program.6 However, receiving an assessment in the Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs does trigger participation for purposes of performance calculations for those programs. 7
Individual Training Account
Effective date: September 2, 2019
An Individual Training Account (ITA) is the payment the local WDB or its service provider makes, on behalf of a participant, to a training institution for training services, when the institution and the program of interest are included on the State's Eligible Training Programs List (ETPL).