40 Tex. Admin. Code § 801.28 - Services Available Through the One-Stop Service Delivery Network

Current through Reg. 46, No. 53; December 31, 2021

(a) Core Services. All Workforce Solutions Offices shall provide access to core services, as defined in WIA §134(d)(2) (29 U.S.C.A. §2864(d)(2)) and Texas Government Code, Chapter 2308, including:
(1) outreach;
(2) intake, which may include reemployment services, and orientation to the information and services available through the One-Stop Service Delivery Network;
(3) determinations of individuals' eligibility for programs funded through the Commission that are available through the One-Stop Service Delivery Network;
(4) initial assessment of skill levels, aptitudes, abilities, and support service needs;
(5) job search and placement assistance and, where appropriate, career counseling;
(6) provision of performance information and program cost information on eligible providers of training services as described in §§ 841.31- 841.47 of this title (relating to Training Provider Certification), provided by program, and eligible providers of youth activities described in WIA §123 (29 U.S.C.A. §2843), providers of adult education described in Title II of WIA, providers of postsecondary vocational education activities and vocational education activities available to school dropouts under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act (20 U.S.C.A. §2301 et seq.), and providers of vocational rehabilitation program activities described in Title I of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C.A. §720 et seq.);
(7) provision of information regarding how the workforce area is performing on the local performance measures and any additional performance information with respect to the One-Stop Service Delivery Network in the workforce area;
(8) provision of information regarding filing claims for UI;
(9) provision of employment statistics information, including the provision of accurate information relating to local, regional, and national labor market areas, including job vacancy listings in such labor market areas, information on job skills necessary to obtain the jobs listed, and information related to local high-growth, high-demand jobs and the earnings and skill requirements for such jobs;
(10) provision of accurate information relating to the availability of support services, including child care and transportation, available in the workforce area, and referral to such services, as appropriate;
(11) assistance in establishing eligibility for Choices, SNAP E&T, and programs of financial aid assistance for training and education that are available in the workforce area; and
(12) follow-up services, including counseling regarding the workplace, for youth participants in WIA activities authorized under Chapter 841 of this title, relating to WIA, who are placed in unsubsidized employment, for not less than 12 months after the first day of the employment, as appropriate.
(b) Intensive Services. A One-Stop Service Delivery Network shall provide access to services as described in the Texas Government Code, Chapter 2308, and intensive services as described in WIA §134(d)(3) (29 U.S.C.A. §2864(d)(3)), which may include the following:
(1) comprehensive and specialized assessments of the skill levels and service needs of job seekers, such as diagnostic testing and use of other assessment tools, in-depth interviewing, and evaluation to identify employment barriers and employment goals;
(2) development of an employment plan and service strategy to identify the employment goals, appropriate achievement objectives, and appropriate combination of services for the participant to achieve employment goals and objectives;
(3) group counseling;
(4) individual counseling and career planning;
(5) centralized and continuous case management; and
(6) short-term, work readiness services, including learning skills, communication skills, interviewing skills, punctuality, personal maintenance skills, and professional conduct to prepare individuals for unsubsidized employment or training.
(c) Training Services. A One-Stop Service Delivery Network shall provide access to training services as described in WIA §134(d)(4) (29 U.S.C.A. §2864(d)(4)) and Texas Government Code, Chapter 2308. Training services may include the following:
(1) high-growth, high-demand industry skills training, including training for nontraditional employment;
(2) on-the-job training;
(3) programs that combine workplace training with related instruction;
(4) training programs operated by the private sector;
(5) skills upgrading and retraining;
(6) entrepreneurial training;
(7) job readiness training;
(8) referrals to Adult Basic Education and literacy activities in combination with services with activities described in paragraphs (1) - (7) of this subsection; and
(9) customized training conducted with a commitment by an employer or group of employers to employ an individual upon successful completion of training.
(d) Other Services and Activities. A One-Stop Service Delivery Network shall offer access to all other permissible local employment and training activities included in the local workforce development plan, which may include discretionary one-stop activities, support services, and needs-related payments as set forth in WIA §134(e) (29 U.S.C.A. §2864(e)).

Notes

40 Tex. Admin. Code § 801.28
The provisions of this §801.28 adopted to be effective May 25, 2000, 25 TexReg 4591; amended to be effective October 18, 2006, 31 TexReg 8563; amended to be effective February 7, 2011, 36 TexReg 599

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