Offender means an adult or juvenile who:
(1) Is or has been subject to any stage of the criminal justice process, and who may benefit from WIOA services; or
(2) Requires assistance in overcoming artificial barriers to employment resulting from a record of arrest or conviction.
20 CFR § 688.120
In addition to the definitions at sec. 3 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and 675.300 of this chapter, the following definitions apply: