Skip to Content

AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

U.S. Department of Labor: Employment and Training Administration - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

U.S. Department of Labor: Employment and Training Administration
200 Constitution Avenue, SW
Suite S-2307
Washington, DC 20210
(202) 693-2700 (Local)
(202) 693-2725 (Fax)
(877) 889-5627 (Toll-Free)
etapagemaster@dol.gov
http://www.doleta.gov

Brief Description

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) administers federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs, and unemployment insurance benefits. These services are primarily provided through state and local workforce development systems.

Staff

Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Develops and implements workforce disability policy and program initiatives to address structural, programmatic, and systemic employment challenges of persons with disabilities and multiple challenges to employment. It provides technical assistance to the public workforce system on how to expand the capacity of the workforce system to serve persons with disabilities. ETA administers the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) to improve the education, training, and employment opportunities and outcomes of persons with disabilities who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits.

Services for Children

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Seeks to improve education, training, and employment opportunities and outcomes of youth and adults who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits.
U.S. Department of Labor: Employment and Training Administration, is this page missing one of your services, events, programs, or announcements? Update your information for free.

Join Our Mission

Help us expand our resources for people with vision loss.