Other Sources of Assistance

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) System - Wayne Community College offers training under the WIOA system. The program is especially designed for individuals who require skill training in order to obtain employment. All individuals enrolled in the WIOA program must qualify under program guidelines.

Services offered through the WIOA Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Out-of-School Youth Programs:

Core Services - Includes outreach, job search and placement assistance, and labor market information available to all job seekers.

Intensive Services - Includes more comprehensive assessments, development of individual employment plans, and counseling and career planning.

Training Services - Participants are linked to job opportunities in their communities, including both occupational training and training in basic skills. Participants use an “individual training account” to select an appropriate training program from a qualified training provider.

Applicants interested in the Adult or Dislocated Worker Programs should contact the WIOA office located at the NC Works Career Center (DWS) or by phone (919) 731-7950 for information about applications and/or assessment. The NC Works Career Center is located at 2006 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534. Applicants interested in the Out-of-School Youth Program should contact the WIOA Youth Office in Walnut 220 or call (919) 739-6908 or the NC Works Career Center at (919) 739-7950.

Financial Aid Scholarships - Many churches, alumni groups, and other civic organizations have scholarship funds for eligible students. Additionally, the Financial Aid Office frequently notifies students of scholarships available through outside sources. A complete list of Financial Aid scholarships can be found at www.waynecc.edu/financial-aid-and-scholarships/.