Workforce Investment Act helps displaced and economically disadvantaged workers get jobs and, if appropriate, provides training for in-demand occupations through NH Works offices around the state. Activities to assist the unemployed are help with resume writing, interviewing and assessment of previous abilities and skill levels to match the customer with an appropriate occupational goal.
Our WIA employment counselors work with individuals who are 18 and older and meet program guidelines, and they may be able to provide you with: Individualized employment plans; vocational and career assessments; support services such as day care or transportation; skills and educational services; and On-the-job training
Employers are encouraged to contact us about the WIA's On-the-Job Training Program. Eligible employers can be reimbursed for up to 50% of wages.
Qualification Guidelines: There are 3 eligibility categories: Economically disadvantaged, laid off workes collecting unemployment; or laid off workers from companies that receive State Rapid Response Services. Please call your nearest Workforce Investment Act counselor to make an appointment to learn if you are eligible for the program. We are an equal opportunity provider and employer.
In Strafford County, call the Somersworth office between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 603-742-3600 or 603-460-4237 ext. 8195