Youth Workforce Innovation / Opportunity Act Program

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About Us

The WIOA Youth Program assists eligible young adults ages 17 to 24 to gain the skills needed to succeed in today’s workforce. 

Available Services

Career & Leadership Development

  • Interview Coaching
  • Leadership Academy
  • Paid Work Experiences
  • Resume Building

Educational Support

  • College Exploration
  • General Educational Diploma (GED) Preparation
  • Tutoring Assistance
  • Vocational Training Opportunities

Other Support

  • Federal Bonding Letters
  • Professional Clothing Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance

How do I Apply?

  1. Visit www.vcwnorthern.com/youth-programs/
  2. Follow instructions under "How to Apply"
  3. Download and complete the WIOA Youth intake packet found under "How to Apply"
  4. Gather the following documents:
    1. Social Security Card
    2. Driver’s License or Picture ID
    3. Proof of Citizenship / Right to Work (examples: Birth Certificate, Passport, Permanent Residence Card (Green Card), Voter’s ID, or work permit that is valid for at least one year or more)
  5. Email Karina.Kiswani@fairfaxcounty.gov or call 703-947-7253 for next steps

For a list of all documents needed for eligibility:

Questions? Need Special Accommodations?

Contact Farihah Kuraishi at 571-385-9672 or email Farihah Kuraishi

Also view the WIOA Youth program flyer (PDF)