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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Dislocated Worker Program: Program Year 2023 Allotments

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • State Government

Program Purpose:

  • Education and Workforce Development

Reserved for Energy



Employment and Training Administration (ETA)

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Labor


Most services for dislocated workers will be provided through the American Job Center (AJC) Network, also known as the one-stop career center system. Basic career services are available to all job seekers and include labor exchange services, labor market information, job listings, and information on partner programs. Training and supportive services, such as child care and needs related payments, are made available to individuals after an interview, assessment or evaluation determines that the individual requires training to obtain employment. In addition, Governors may reserve WIOA Dislocated Worker funds for statewide activities and rapid response – efforts to respond quickly to layoffs and plant closures through aid to the affected workers and their companies. The more flexible nature of these funds could make them a powerful tool to help eligible workers move into infrastructure jobs through job matching, training and other services.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - no match
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

States should e-mail all submission questions to Janice Sheelor, Grants Management Specialist, at Sheelor.Janice@dol.gov. The email must reference the specific Funding Opportunity Number, and include a contact name, email address, and phone number.

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