Workforce Development Program

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The National Indian Youth Council, Inc., (NIYC) workforce development program is designed to empower urban Native Americans to achieve educational and economic success.  For instance, the program provides career coaching, training, and other services to those who reside within the Albuquerque/Las CrucesFarmington, and Gallup service areas.  As a result, our goal is to support, assist, and enable you to:

  • Strengthen your academic, occupational, and literacy skills;
  • Be more prepared and competitive in the workforce;
  • Attain personal and economic self-sufficiency; and
  • Successfully enter, re-enter, or retain employment

Start Here

  1. Complete and submit a program application to the office location nearest to you:
  2. Meet with a Program Support Assistant to determine your program eligibility
  3. Develop an individualized employment and training plan with your Case Manager
  4. Attend program orientations and training workshops
  5. Job search, interview, and start training activity
  6. Achieve Success!


Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor-Title I, Section 166