TANF/WIOA Collaboration: Missouri

The Missouri Job Centers in Kansas City and Vicinity and the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Region provide a variety of services for TANF customers through Missouri Works Assistance (MWA). This case statement describes collaborative practices among TANF and WIOA agencies contracted to deliver MWA services, such as sharing resources, case management, specialized staffing, and communication channels across programs. State-level support and a history of cross-agency collaboration also encourage partnership-building in this region.

Sections of the brief discuss joint service delivery, resource sharing, shared learning, and managing collaborative activities. Readers may also access links to the state TANF plan and funding information for more context and resources. This brief is part of the TANF Works! TANF/WIOA Collaboration Series, through which the Office of Family Assistance’s Integrating Innovative Employment and Economic Stability Strategies (IIEESS) initiative seeks to highlight innovative coordination strategies of TANF and WIOA programs to serve low-income or vulnerable populations.

Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
August, 2019
Date: 
August 2019
Source: 
OFA Peer TA
OFA Initiatives: 
TANF/WIOA Resource Hub
TANF/WIOA Category: 
New and Trending Topics
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
    • Employment Retention
    • Job Development and Placement
    • Job Readiness
    • Job Search
    • WIOA
  • Education and Training
    • On the Job Training
  • Supportive Services
    • Post-employment Supports
  • Special Populations
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Case Management
    • Collaborations and Partnerships
    • Data Systems
    • Services Integration
    • Work Activities
    • Work Participation Rates
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