Social Services Programs
Workforce Initiative Association
(WIA formerly JTPA ) and Trade Adjustment Act (TAA)
Assistance for individuals who recently lost jobs or are entering the workforce
after an extended period of unemployment. For information about WIA and TAA, contact
the Employment Source at 740-942-2171. WIA Area 16 covers, Belmont , Harrison, Carroll,
and Jefferson Counties. For Monroe, Morgan, Noble, and Washington Counties call
740-732-1441. Students must complete the FAFSA to determine eligibility for grants
before being considered for WIA funding.
Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
Educational assistance may be available for students with special needs. Call (330)
438-0500 or toll free at 1-800-248-4391 BVR Office for more information.