Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Build Your Future

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is the nation's principal workforce development legislation, providing funds to address the employment and training needs of dislocated workers, and low income adults and youth.

Workforce Investment Act program (WIOA) has served as a leader in providing employment and training opportunities for over 25 years. WIOA is funded by the Department of Labor. The purpose of Subtitle D, Section 166 (Indian and Native American Programs) is to support the employment and training activities for Indian, Alaska Native and Hawaiian individuals. Eligible veterans and their spouses will receive priority service. Components include Work Experience, Educational Training, Job Skill Training, Job Search, Job Readiness, Job Development, Job Placement and Career Planning.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • American Indian, Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian

  • Unemployed, underemployed, or low-income

  • Reside in Robeson, Bladen, Hoke, or Scotland County

   

Work Experience:

This program is a short-term work assignment in the private or public sector. The program is designed to provide individuals the opportunity to gain permanent employment while developing new skills and good work habits. The Work Experience program helps promote the growth and stability of local government agencies and businesses. The staff works closely with area industries and employers to keep informed on job openings and placement opportunities.

Classroom Training:

The Classroom Training program offers participants training in a specific

skill so they will be employable at the end of the training period. This

program activity is any training of the type normally conducted in an

institutional setting. It includes vocational education, short and long term

training designed to provide individuals with the technical skills to obtain

certification and/or information required to perform a specific job or group

of jobs. Participating institutions include:

 

To apply for the WIOA Program please visit the LRDA office or click here and complete an application, and a WIOA Counselor will contact you to schedule an appointment . For further information please contact the WIOA office at the numbers listed below.


General Hours of Operation 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Robeson Robeson County

LRDA WIOA

636 Prospect Road

Pembroke, NC 28372

(910) 521.9761 or Fax: (910) 668.1259

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Charlotte Office

East Charlotte

5500 Executive Center Drive, Suite 216

Charlotte, NC 28212

(980)949.7354

Monday -  Friday

8:00am -5:00pm


                                                                 

 

 

 

 

Roderick G. Locklear 

Project Manager 

910.522.2123                                                

Tosha Lynn Bullard
WIOA Career Counselor

910.522.2121

Lana Locklear

WIOA Career Counselor

910.522.2166

Ben Jacobs

Business Service Representative 

910.522.2137

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Crystal Strong

Administrative Assistant

910.522.2122

Helen Scott   

WIOA Career Counselor  

910.522.2120

 

Beatrice Maynor

WIOA Counselor/Coordinator of Resource Development

910.522.2164 

Donald Strickland

Charlotte Office

WIOA Career Counselor

980.949.7354

WIOA Personnel

RESIDENT OPPORTUNITY AND SELF SUFFICIENCY PROGRAM

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     LRDA's Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) program provides supportive services  and other resident empowerment activities designed to help Tribal Housing residents attain greater self -sufficiency. Services help enable participating families to increase earned income, reduce or eliminate the need for assistance.  The ROSS program  is designed to enable participating families to increase earned income, reduce or eliminate the need for assistance, make progress toward achieving economic independence and housing self-sufficiency, or, in the case of elderly or disabled residents, help improve living conditions and enable residents to age-in-place. 

636 Prospect Road
Pembroke NC 28372

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