OYS is primarily responsible for coordinating all youth-related workforce activities, providing leadership, policy direction, program administration, technical assistance and guidance and support activities for the following major youth programs authorized under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998: state formula-funded grants, Youth Opportunity grants, Job Corps and other discretionary programs. The OYS website features information and resources to support workforce experiences and activities, as well as support for federally funded programs.They also publish a bimonthly newsletter, Youth Resource Connection, which provides updates on papers and publications, legislation, funding opportunities and calendar of events on topics related to youth.
Entry Type: Organization/Agency
Audience For Entry: Professionals
Service Area: National
Services Offered To Youth:
Services Offered To Professionals: Technical Assistance