Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Financial Assistance
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) provides financial assistance to economically disadvantaged, special needs populations, and dislocated workers who have lost employment due to technological changes, plant closures, or foreign competition.
WIA provides assistance with tuition, textbooks, and required supplies. A daily stipend for the use of child care, travel expenses, and other expenses is provided to eligible students. WIA serves residents of all Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands counties.
Eligibility is determined by economical and employment status, as well as choice of program. Job placement assistance is offered to all WIA participants upon completion of occupational training. For additional information and applications, call a Kentucky Career Center – Cumberlands office or check out any of the following websites for additional financial assistance:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA)
U.S. Department of Education's Direct Loan Program
AC Online - Kentucky Online Universities & Schools
Kentucky Career Center - Campbellsville
1311 East Broadway
Campbellsville, Ky. 42718
Kentucky Career Center - Russell County
2384 Lakeway Drive
Russell Springs, Ky. 42642
Kentucky Career Center - Somerset
410 E. Mt. Vernon St.
Somerset, Ky. 42501
Kentucky Career Center - Corbin
310 E. Center Street
Corbin, Ky. 40701