Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
Adult and Dislocated Worker Training Program

The OhioMeansJobs Center of Shelby County has training funds available through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), a federal program, to help individuals upgrade their skills or train for a new career. Training may be completed through classroom training or through an On-The-Job Training Program. The goal of WIA is to place individuals into employment with which they can adequately support themselves and their families. Funding is potentially available for Adults and Dislocated Workers.

Shelby County Job Family Services Workforce Investment Act for AdultsThe Adult program focuses on individuals who are either unemployed or underemployed to help them gain the skills needed to obtain employment with higher wages. Under this category, certain income guidelines must be met.

The Dislocated Worker Program serves workers who have been terminated or laid off and are unlikely to return to their previous occupation, or terminated or laid off due to a mass layoff or a plant closing. This program also serves displaced homemakers, who due to certain situations, such as a divorce or the death of a spouse, are no longer supported by the income of that family member.

General WIA training eligibility for Adult and Dislocated Worker categories:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Comply with Selective Service requirements

Additional requirements for the Adult category:

  • Be unemployed or underemployed
  • Meet suitability criteria according to program regulations
  • Unable to secure self-sufficient employment through Core and Intensive Services

Additional requirements for the Dislocated Worker category:

  • Has been laid off, terminated or received notice of a lay off
  • Receiving Unemployment Compensation
  • Lost employment due to a mass lay off or plant closure
  • Is a Displaced Homemaker
  • Meet suitability criteria according to program regulations
  • Unable to secure self-sufficient employment through Core and Intensive Services

For more information on the WIA Training Programs for Adult and Dislocated Workers, please call

937-498-4981

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ODJFS to Offer Free Credit Monitoring to Victims of Unemployment-Related ID Theft

Individuals who reported being the victim of such identity theft will be eligible for one year of credit monitoring at no charge. Those who believe they were victims, but have not yet reported it, can do so at unemployment.ohio.gov or by calling (833) 658-0394. The services include identity theft monitoring, restoration, and insurance.

In order to be eligible for the free credit monitoring service, individuals must complete the ID Theft Portal Fraud Form at Identity Theft | Ohio Unemployment Benefits Help no later than May 22, 2022. The deadline to register for identity protection services is June 25, 2022.

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E-mail to:  FMS-Staff@jfs.ohio.gov
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227 S. Ohio Avenue,Sidney, OH  45365,
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for reporting non-emergency cases
of suspected adult abuse, neglect, or
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