Region 3 WIOA Out-of-School Youth Program
115 Spring Street
Charleston, WV 25302
Phone: (304) 342-2078
Fax: (304) 342-5152
Contact: Beth Elkins & Jabbar Thomas
Supportive Services Offered
· Needs-Based Payments (stipends)
Youth receive a $3.00 per hour needs-based payment for each hour spent in Classroom training or unpaid work activities, such as: Job shadowing, internships, and community service.
The program purchases bus passes for participants through the Kanawha County Transit Authority.
· Tuitions, Fees and Books
Funds are available to cover the cost associated with tuitions, fees and books.
· Testing Fees
The program covers costs associated with SAT and/or ACT testing.
· Common Measures Degree /Certificate Attainment Bonus
Youth receive a $100.00 bonus for attainment of a diploma, degree or certificate.
· Common Measures Employment Placement
Youth who retain unsubsidized employment for calendar days receive a $100.00 bonus.
Funds are available to cover miscellaneous or incidental costs such as: payment for a Food Handler’s Card, personal hgiene/grooming items, or specialized training such as; First Aid, CPR, CIB’s, etc., provided it supports the participants’ Individualized Career Plan.