Third Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Youth Formula Program Guidance

Purpose: To provide guidance and planning information to states, local workforce areas, and other recipients of WIOA Title I youth formula funds on the activities associated with the implementation of WIOA.


WIOA became law on July 22, 2014 and supersedes Titles I and II of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA), and amends the Wagner-Peyser Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Departments of Labor and Education published a set of regulations for implementing WIOA. These WIOA Final Rules were made public on July 1, 2016, and the rules covering the Title I youth formula program became effective on October 18, 2016.