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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Process

Process For Applying For Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Short Term Training Funding

Must be over 18 yrs old and a Buncombe County Resident

If you have any questions or concerns about the funding process, availability of funds, etc. contact Marie Eller at 398-7833 or


  1. Prepare for taking the North Carolina Career Readiness (NCCRC) assessments by registering for the  Career Ready 101 at Job Club in the Eddington Center M-F 9:00–1:00. 
  2. Take either “Maximizing Interviewing Skills” class or complete Job Search Strategies, Writing a  Resume, Applying for a Job, & Interviewing Strategies under  Job Search in Career Ready 101.
  3. AFTER you complete the above and BEFORE you call Marie Eller, WIOA Counselor, to set up an appointment, you must have:
    1. Current government issued Photo ID
    2. Verification of current address (i.e. utility bill)
    3. Social Security Card
    4. Birth Certificate
    5. Income verification (pay stubs, bank statement, etc)
    6. Food Stamp and/or Work First verification if applicable
    7. All male applicants born after 1960, unless exempt by law, must be registered with Selective Service within the allowable time. This can be verified during appointment.
    8. Verification of lay-off, if appropriate (lay-off letter, unemployment benefit letter, etc)
  4. Contact: 
    Marie Eller

    398-7833 to make an appointment.