Everyone is eligible for the following services:
- Internet access
- Self-assisted job search using WorkInTexas.com (WIT), Texas’s online job search tool
- Job placement services
- Job matching assistance
- Application preparation
- Telephone and Fax (for employment purposes)
- Resume development
- Labor market and wage information
- Career counseling
- Tutorial services
- Adaptive equipment for individuals with special needs
- Eligibility information regarding programs and services
- WIOA orientation (inquire by calling 1-877-834-5627 or chat to schedule)
Other programs requiring eligibility determination:
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a federally funded program that benefits job seekers, laid-off workers, youth, incumbent workers, new entrants to the workforce, veterans, persons with disabilities, and employers. Please attend a WIOA Orientation at your local workforce solutions center to understand how WIOA may help you meet your employment and career goals.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides temporary financial assistance for individuals and families with dependent children. It is a time-limited program which provides pregnant women and families’ cash assistance for basic needs – food, shelter, utilities, clothing, etc. Choices is Texas’ TANF Employment and Training Program which stresses “Employment is the goal”. Case management is required and Workforce staff assists Choices TANF recipients enter employment as quickly as possible, retain employment, and achieve self sufficiency.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training(SNAP E&T) helps people buy food they need. Most people ages 16 to 59 must follow work rules to receive SNAP benefits. In Texas, the goal for SNAP E&T is sustained self-sufficiency and employment. Case management is required and SNAP E&T recipients are assisted through work programs and education and training activities.
Rapid Response – Specialized transition services are offered to workers who lose their job due to no fault of their own as the result of plant closures or mass layoffs.
Worker Adjustment and Notification (WARN) Act Guide for Workers – A worker’s guide to advance notice of closings and layoffs.
Adult Education & Literacy – High School Equivalency (GED) & Adult Education and Literacy programs provide English language, math, reading, and writing instruction to help students acquire the skills needed to succeed in the workforce, earn a high school equivalency, or enter college or career training.