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Kcdee

  1. 1. WIA Title 1B provider for Kane, DeKalb & Kendall Counties
  2. 2. Workforce Investment Act of 1998 <ul><li>Provides a framework for a workforce preparation and employment system to meet the needs of businesses and the needs of job seekers. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training and employment programs designed and managed at the local level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer access through a – One-stop delivery system (Illinois workNet Centers) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer choices for training programs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Businesses leadership and active role in ensuring that the system prepares people for current and future jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>The Act built upon the most successful elements of previous training programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Three basic funding “streams” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Youth (16-21years of age) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adults (economically disadvantaged), and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dislocated workers (laid off from job). </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. WIA Family Tree US Dept. of Labor Employment & Training Agency State of Illinois Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity Kane County – Fiscal Agent for the three counties Of DeKalb, Kane and Kendall 49 other states 25 other workforce areas River Valley Workforce Investment Board KCDEE Customers
  4. 4. Workforce Investment Boards <ul><li>Workforce Investment Area 5 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kane, DeKalb & Kendall Counties </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Workforce Investment Board </li></ul><ul><ul><li>River Valley WIB www.rivervalleywib.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members represent the following areas: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Private Sector – 51% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education (community colleges) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Labor (unions) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Based Organizations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One-Stop Partners </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Youth Council </li></ul>
  5. 5. Clients Served <ul><li>Adult – 51% economically disadvantaged; 49% can be at 175% of lower living standard </li></ul><ul><li>Dislocated - Lay-offs </li></ul><ul><li>Youth - 16 – 21 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Adjustment Act Jobs that are lost because of foreign competition or shifts in production out of US </li></ul>
  6. 6. Services <ul><li>Core A – universal access </li></ul><ul><li>Core B – general eligibility required </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive – requires case management, must be eligible </li></ul><ul><li>Training – (must meet state and federal eligibility requirements) </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is available? <ul><li>Career Resource Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free services include: computers, internet access, printers, fax machines, telephones, accessibility equipment, workshops, resume development & cover letters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Employee & Training Representatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free services include: career exploration and skills assessment, career plan development, and, if eligible, vocational training guidance. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Stimulus Help (entire U.S.A.) Employment and Training Program Funding Adult Employment and Training $500 million Youth Activities $1.2 billion ( including summer youth employment) Dislocated Workers $1.25 billion (an additional $200 million for the national reserve)
  9. 9. Locations Elgin N. Aurora Eastside Affiliate DeKalb Yorkville Affiliate Elgin – 30 DuPage Ct. 847-888-7900 DeKalb – 1701 E. Lincoln Hwy. 815-756-4893 N. Aurora – 2 Smoketree Plaza 630-844-6640 Yorkville Affiliate 811 W. John St. 630-553-8303 Eastside Aurora 501 College Ave. 630-978-9396

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