Region 2 WIOA Out-of-School Youth Program
Supportive Services Offered
· Certificate Attainment
Youth receive $100.00 for receiving their High School Equivalency Diploma or for one related credential.
· Transportation Payments
Youth receive a $30.00 Transportation Payment to assist with the beginning stages of Summer Employment, Occupational Exploration, and/or Employment (this excludes participants who receive free bus passes or duplication of transportation from another provider).
· Monthly Participation Incentive Payments
Youth receive a $150.00 incentive payment for participating in program activities for a minimum of 60 hours participation a month. This participation incentive will include transportation costs for the youth. Incentives are limited to 9 months of the program year, for each participant.
· Common Measures Literacy Numeracy Gain Bonus
Program Youth who are basic skills deficient and increase one or more educational functioning levels, during the program year participation, receive a $25.00 bonus for each increased functioning level obtained, and $50 for exceeding Basic Skills.
· Testing Fees
The program covers the costs associated with TABE, Work Keys, High School Equivalency, SAT and/or ACT testing.