American Indian Center of Arkansas

WIOA, Section 166 Program

AICA WIOA, Section 166 services divided into two categories: Career Services, and Training. These offerings are tailored to address economic trends, industry clusters, and new technology directions to best prepare each trainee for the local job market.

Career Services:


  • Outreach
  • Orientation to available services
  • Initial assessment of skills, aptitudes, and abilities
  • Eligibility certification
  • Career  Counseling
  • Job search and placement assistance
  • Job referrals
  • Workshops and job clubs
  • Other services (such as testing and background checks)
  • Information and referrals to various vocational schools and institutions of higher learning


  • Comprehensive and specialized assessment (such as diagnostic testing and interviewing)
  • Full development of individual employment plan
  • Group counseling
  • Individual counseling and career planning
  • Case management
  • Short-term pre-vocational services
  • Supportive services

Follow-up Services

  •  Up to one year after placement

Training (must be directly linked to an in-demand industry sector or occupation in the service area ( or in another area to which you are willing to relocate):

  • Occupational Skills Training

  • On-The-Job Training

  • Incumbent Worker Training

  • Skill upgrading and retraining

  • Entrepreneurial training

  • Transitional jobs

  • Job Readiness Training

  • Adult Education and literacy activities

  • Customized training