WIOA Youth Training through Young Talent Tampa Bay

Ready to get a job, but don’t know where to start? Young Talent Tampa Bay through CareerSource Tampa Bay can help!

If you are out-of-school, between the ages of 17-24, and motivated to start a training program or begin a career, Young Talent Tampa Bay can provide you with the skills you need!

Young Talent Tampa Bay provides:
- Career Exploration
- Career Coaching and Guidance
- Employability Skills Training, including Financial Literacy
- Tuition Assistance
- Limited Supportive Services 
- Paid Work Experience and On-the-Job Training Referrals


WIOA Youth Program Eligibility

Services under the WIOA program are eligibility-based. Therefore, all interested applicants must meet and be able to document general and funding-specific eligibility criteria in order to be considered for enrollment.
All eligible applicants must be a resident of Hillsborough County, 17 years of age or older, and meet U.S. citizenship or permanent resident requirements.


WIOA Youth Program Online Pre-screen

To start the enrollment process, applicants will need to fully complete the WIOA Youth prescreen below. Once completed, you will be assigned to a WIOA Youth Career Counselor who will contact you about your next steps within two business days. If you do not see an email in your inbox, please be sure to check your spam/junk folders.
To begin the WIOA prescreen, please click here.


Approved Training Vendors and Targeted Occupations Lists

The WIOA program is geared toward customer choice. Individuals who are interested in training services or licensure assistance are invited to review and research the options presented on our approved vendor and targeted occupations lists. These lists are updated on an annual basis. Training vendor and program selections must fall on the lists noted below in order to be considered for enrollment. 


Interested in finding out more?

If you have reviewed the information above, but still have questions, we invite you to attend one of our informational sessions. While you are not required to make an appointment to attend one of these sessions, we do ask for your timely presence. Individuals who arrive late for the start of a session will be asked to come back at a later session. 


WIOA Youth Information Sessions

Tampa center
9215 N. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33612

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
10:00 am and 2:00 pm

If you have any questions or in need of additional information, please email wioayouth@careersourcetampabay.com