Grants for the Unemployed

Losing a job can happen to anyone, and it is a tough challenge. Luckily, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) helps women and men turn this unfortunate event into a life-changing opportunity!

What is WIOA?

WIOA is a Federal program (funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration), which provides tuition reimbursement for eligible training programs.

How do I apply for the unemployment grant/WIOA?

Please contact your local unemployment office to find out if you are eligible for the WIOA funding.

For which Program can I use the WIOA money?

WIOA helps not only people receiving unemployment benefits to regain their footing and train for a new career; the program also addresses the shortage of well-trained professionals in the fastest growing fields. Medical Assisting has been identified as one of the most in-demand professions and students can qualify for the funding for the program!

How do I find the Academy in the Illinois WorkNet system?

Here is the link to our page on the WorkNet website:


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