WIOA Guidance

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed by President Barack Obama on July 22, 2014 after passing Congress with bipartisan support. WIOA reauthorizes and augments the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998.

To learn more about the WIOA law, visit the following resources:


WIOA requires state, regional, and local strategic plans that provide a road map for workforce activities in the years to come.

View the California Unified Strategic Workforce Development Plan 2016-2020 [NO LINK - PAGE NOT FOUND] focused on fostering “demand-driven skills attainment;” enabling upward mobility for all Californians; and aligning, coordinating, and integrating programs and services.

View the North Bay Employment Connection’s Regional Plan 2017-2020 that incorporates the counties of Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma.

The WDB of Solano County and the Solano County Board of Supervisors have approved the Solano County Local Workforce Development Plan 2017-2020 that provides a road map for the WIOA workforce development system in Solano County.


WIOA Local Plan Implementation(LPI) Stakeholder Engagement Sessions

Join us to discuss Solano's workforce challenges, gaps and opportunites

Employment Services for English Language Learners, Foreign Born, and Refugees

Thursday, November 1 10:00am - 11:30am cohosted with Solano Adult Education Consortium

320 Campus Lane, Fairfield - Job Center

Employment Services for Parents Ordered to Pay Child Support

Tuesday, November 13 3:00pm - 4:00pm cohosted with Solano Department of Child Support Services

320 Campus Lane, Fairfield - Job Center
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Workforce Services for Individuals with Disabilities

Thursday, November 15 10:00am - 11:30am cohosted with Department of Rehabilitation

320 Campus Lane, Fairfield - Job Center
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Improving Employment Opportunites for CalFresh Recipients

Tuesday, November 27 3:00pm - 4:30pm cohosted with Solano County Health and Social Services

2101 Courage Drive, Fairfield H&SS Building

For more information or to RSVP, contact Chainey Brown at cbrown@solanowdb.org or at 707-863-3531


The WDB provides local directives that guide WIOA activities within Solano County. Click here to view active policies.