Paid Work Experience for Youth 17-21


Michigan Works!  WIA Youth


144 Manchester Street

Highland Park, MI  48203


WIA Youth Program is a totally free federally funded program that was implemented to assist eligible youth.  The program places emphasis on career and personal development as well as education in order to prepare for successful lives in the future. 

Who is Eligible for WIA Youth Program?

  • Must be between 17 and 21 years of age
  • Must be a Wayne County Resident
  • Low Income

What Services are Provided by WIA Youth Program?

  • Career Exploration
  • Career Development Counseling
  • Assistance with finding and keeping a job
  • Paid Work Experience (P.W.E)
  • GED Preparation-GED Testing
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • College Preparation
  • Mentoring
  • Supportive Services
  • Assistance with identifying community services and resources


Call the office to meet with either

Tiffany Banks-313-736-5283 or  Sonia Acosta-313-736-5262