The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Formula Grant provides economically disadvantaged teenagers and young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 with year-round employment and training services.
Participants must be economically disadvantaged and must have at least one of the following barriers to employment in order to be eligible for services:
WIA youth services are provided by a network of 16 Workforce Service Areas, serving all 87 counties in Minnesota.
Federal and state child labor laws exist to protect the health, safety, well-being and education of youth.
For more information, contact:
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
First National Bank Building, Suite E200
332 Minnesota Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101