WIA Youth Program of Gila and Pinal County

Enrollments Needed!  Apply Today!

Workforce Investment Act (WIA) is federally funded by the Department of Labor and provides education and training directly related to employment for income eligible applicants.  The WIA Youth Program is being provided in Gila & Pinal Counties by Central Arizona College in partnership with Gila Community College.

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Who is Eligible?  Youth who are 21 years and younger, economically disadvantaged and need assistance in meeting their educational goals to enhance their employability. 

Most importantly, youth who are ready to overcome their challenges and succeed!

What services do we offer? 
Services include the following but are not limited to:

  • Help obtaining your HS diploma or GED
  • Paid Work Experience
  • Support Services that help you meet your goals
  • Work Readiness Training
  • Assistance with Tuition and Books

How do I apply?

  • Complete the Pre-Assessment application on the right side of this page under resources and fax it to 520-494-6055.
  • Attend the Orientation/Information session that you are invited to attend.

WIA Offices:
Julie Leonard, Youth Program Coordinator
520-494-6058; Fax 520-494-6055
julie.leonard@centralaz.edu

Cara Bryant, Case Manager
Apache Junction, Superior & San Tan Valley Areas
CAC Superstition Mountain Campus
8055 S. Idaho Road, Office B-106
Apache Junction, AZ 85119
480-677-7720; Fax 480-677-7758
cara.bryant@centralaz.edu

Teasha Maestas, Case Manager
Casa Grande, Coolidge, Florence, Maricopa and Eloy
CAC/Pinal County Comprehensive One-Stop
1015 Florence Blvd. Ste. A-100, Ofc A108
Casa Grande, AZ 85222
520-494-6057; Fax 520-494-6055
teasha.maestas@centralaz.edu

Susan Newby, Case Manager
Globe, Miami, Payson, Oracle, Hayden, Winkelman and San Manuel
Gila County Comprehensive One-Stop
5515 E. Apache Ave.
Globe, AZ 85501
928-402-8549; Fax 928-425-9468
susan.newby@centralaz.edu

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Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with a disability
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