Partnering to Serve Specific Youth Populations
Author(s): Division of Youth Services
Organizational Author(s): U.S. Department of Labor
Partnership is integral to the success of WIOA Youth programming. Partners are pieces of the puzzle which provide additional opportunities and resources for you youth in the WIOA programs. Here are resources created by the Division of Youth Services regarding partners.
Titles I & II
- Mythbuster! WIOA Titles I & II discusses the benefits of partnering between the two.
- Building and Strengthening Partnerships to Best Serve Youth in Foster Care provides partnerships that impact the well-being of foster youth being served through WIOA.
- Mythbuster: Youth in foster care and WIOA seeks to share information on how to prepare young adults in foster care for success in the workforce.
- Supporting the Educational and Career Success of Foster Youth under WIOA provides practices that have been shown to impact the welfare of foster youth.
- Helping Youth with Juvenile Records provides information on services & resources available to formerly incarcerated youth and their practitioners.
- Supporting the Educational and Career Success of Justice-Involved Youth under WIOA shares strategies on how agencies can collaboratively reengage at-risk and out-of-school youth.
- WIOA Youth Program and Job Corps Collaboration Opportunities outlines strategies for coordination of this partnership.
- Implementing WIOA Youth Programs in Rural Areas focuses on what’s different about making workforce investment for youth meaningful in rural areas.
WIOA & TANF
- Partnership between WIOA and TANF to Serve Youth shares ways in which these programs can work together to create pathways for low-income youth in the workforce system.
- Building Registered Apprenticeship Opportunities for Out-of-School Youth provides an overview of the Registered Apprenticeship program and aligning out-of-school youth with these opportunities.
- Supporting the Educational and Career Success of Out-of-School Youth under WIOA provides strategies of partnerships that facilitate the reengagement of out-of-school youth.
- Successfully Leveraging In-School and Out-of-School Youth Resources and Services provides a conversation about the transition from serving ISY to OSY..
- Supporting Education and Career Goals of In-School Youth under WIOA encourages cross-agency collaboration to support improved education and employment outcomes for in-school youth (ISY).
Youth with Disabilities
- Collaborative Partnerships Serving Youth with Disabilities encourages coordination to help youth with disabilities realize their career goals.
English Language Learners
- Supporting the Educational and Career Success of English Language Learners under WIOA encourages collaboration to connect ELL youth to appropriate services.