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 Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA)

Jenetta L. O'Neal
WIOA Coordinator
Wright College is an Approved Training Provider for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) program. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunities (WIOA) program is a federal law which provides training for people who are out of work, low-income and need training to change career paths or whose skills need improving in order to obtain a new job. You must be determined eligible and suitable in order to receive WIOA funds.  Wright College offers training programs, but does not determine if you qualify for WIOA training funds.        

For more information regarding the WIOA program in Illinois, log-on to the Illinois Workforce Development System,        

Eligibility for WIOA funds does not determine eligibility for individual programs.  Each program has its own entrance requirements.        

Wright College’s WIOA Eligible Training Programs

​Program/Certificate  Department Website​
Computerized Numerical Control (CNC)​ Manuf​acturing
Paralegal​ ​​Business
Networking ​ ​Information Technology
Web Development ​Information Technology

Find out if you qualify for WIOA funding

Contact one of the Chicago Workforce Centers for orientation information:        
  • Northside: 5060 N. Broadway, Ste. 690, 773/334-4747    
  • Pilsen:  1700 W. 18th Street, 312/994-8300 ​    
  • Garfield: 605 S. Albany, 773/722-3885    
  • Mid-South:  4314 S. Cottage Grove, 773/538-5627    
  • Southwest:  7500 S. Pulaski, Bldg. 100,  773/884-7000   
Eligibility and suitability are determined at the Chicago Workforce Center, one of the suburban Workforce Centers or a delegate agency.       

Program Financial Aid Information


Students who are Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) eligible do not need to apply for FAFSA         

Non DACA students, if program is financial aid eligible, you must apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at If you are WIOA eligible, bring in your SAR (Student Aid Report) with your Exploration Form.  Exploration Forms, for financial aid eligible programs, will not be completed without financial aid information.​  




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