Alabama Workforce Investment Act (WIA)

WIA is a federally funded program that assists job seekers in obtaining employment. It offers three (3) levels of services to adults, dislocated workers and comprehensive services to youth. The JEFFERSON COUNTY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT AREA (JCWIA) OFFICE provides planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation services to participating organizations. The JCWIA office works to create and operate a premier workforce development system that fosters economic development by linking employers and job seekers with providers of education and training; educating and training a marketable workforce; and serving as the resource for information and services to meet the needs of Jefferson County’s workforce and employers.

If you are interested in obtaining more information on the WIA program, please contact Ken King in the Career Center at (205) 856-8029 or [email protected] The center is located on the Jefferson Campus in Lurleen Wallace Hall 216. The hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.