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Dislocated Worker Program (Workforce Investment Act, Title I)

Program Description
The purpose of this program is to assist individuals who have been laid off or terminated, or who are scheduled to be laid off and need transition assistance to find or qualify for a new job.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be unemployed or about to become unemployed. In addition, one of the following must apply: your unemployment must be due to general declining economic conditions, current conditions must make it unlikely for you to return to your previous occupation or industry, or your job loss must be because your employer is shifting production to or importing goods you previously manufactured from Canada or Mexico.

Application Process
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information
For information about the specific services available in your area, contact your local State Dislocated Worker Unit. Contact information for the unit nearest you can be found at:

You may also call this toll-free number for additional information regarding services and access points in your State or local area (bilingual services available in some areas):

Managing Agency
U.S. Department of Labor

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