Youth & Young Adult Initiatives (Ages 14 to 24)

Meet your Bay Area Workforce Development Board Youth & Young Adult Program Staff

Matt Valiquette, WIOA & Independent Living Program Operations Manager

Vickie Patterson, WIOA Work Experience Coordinator

Faith Price, Independent Living Coordinator

WIOA Title I Youth & Young Adult Program

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, provides formula funded grants to state and local communities to operate a comprehensive array of youth services that help eligible youth seeking assistance in achieving academic and employment success.  

Program participants receive services such as occupational skills training, counseling, internships, job placements, mentoring, tutoring, leadership development, and support services as described in WIOA's:
 14 Youth Program Elements

Youth & Young Adult Work Experience Program


Independent Living Program


Junior Achievement

Check out what is going on with JA !