Training/Education in the Lowcountry:

Training offered through the SC Works WIOA Program: WIOA Scholarships

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WIOA Orientation Dates

 2019 Orientation 2019 Orientation


Beaufort- Thursday @ 10am
Colleton- Thursday @ 10am
Hampton- Thursday @ 10am

Am I Eligible for WIOA Support Services?

  • Must be actively participating on Lowcountry Workforce Services
  • Must show that you are NOT eligible for support services through other programs providing such services... You will be referred and must follow through with those programs to determine eligibility for their services.
  • Must show that the support services requested are necessary to enable the individual to participate in Lowcountry Workforce Services
  • Must have recommendation of Workforce Development Staff


Current Lowcountry Support Services are limited to a total lifetime maximum amount of $3000


Approved examples of expenses are:

Medical Assistance- Required pre-employment/training physicals and eyeglasses. (Max- $600)

Work Clothing- Required work/training clothing and related equipment such as uniforms, steel-toed shoes, hard hats and helmets. (Max $250)

Education Support- Miscellaneous costs generally associated with certification, registration or licensing. (Max $200)

Transportation- Payments are made according to attendance and the distance driven, round-trip, per day. Between 10 and 50.9 miles a day will receive $5.00 per day; 51 or more miles per day receives $10.00 per day.

Lodging- If attending a training facility located more than seventy-five (75) miles away from home (one-way) AND training is three (3) or more days per week. (Max $1500)

Childcare- Payments are made according to attendance. $10.00 per day/per child 12 years and younger. 

Other- Limited funding is available to provide other services required for an individual to participate in intensive services, training or to obtain subsidized employment. (Max $200)

The WIOA Program is an equal opportunity program, auxiliary aides and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY Relay Service dial 711.

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