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Employment Services of Weld County


Meet Jose

Workforce Challenge

Jose is a sixteen-year-old young man who was not attending school. He had dropped out so that he could work as a dishwasher to help support his family.

Workforce Solution

Jose was referred to the WIOA Youth Program by his family's TANF case manager.

Outcomes & Benefits

With the help of WIOA, Jose quickly adapted to the GED curriculum and obtained his GED after being in the program for less than three months. Jose continues to work as a dishwasher to help support his family. However, he is now planning to attend AIMS Community College in the spring of 2016!


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