Workforce Policy and Guidance

Workforce Policy and Guidance

TWC’s Workforce Policy and Guidance page provides searchable access to Workforce Development Letters, Adult Education and Literacy Letters, and Technical Assistance Bulletins. If you have questions about policy guidance, please email:

Comprehensive Program Guides

Visit the Workforce Program Guides page to access comprehensive program-specific guides that provide information and guidance on programs administered by TWC.

WD Letters, AEL Letters, and TA Bulletins

Information on all active and rescinded letters will appear in search results. However, a link to the letter is provided only for 1) active letters and 2) rescinded letters that were originally issued on or after January 1, 2016. Filter results by using the boxes below for Search Subject/Guidance No., Status, Keywords, Type, and Date. Once filters are selected, click the Apply button. Click the Reset button to clear all filters to begin a new search.

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Guidance Numbersort descending Status Subject Keywords Publication Date
TA 101 Active National Veterans' Training Institute Course Attendance Veterans 08/18/2005
WD 11-06 Active Eligibility for Non–Low-Income Individuals Meeting Specific Workforce Investment Act Eligibility Criteria Board Planning, WIA 07/31/2006
WD 11-16 Active Access and Data Security for Workforce Applications TWIST, 06/15/2016
WD 11-17, Chg 1 Active Summer Earn and Learn for Students with Disabilities—Update

VR, WIOA 04/21/2017
WD 11-18 Active Fiscal Year 2018 Supplemental Child Care Allocations Child Care, Fiscal - Allocations 07/03/2018
WD 11-19, Chg 1 Active Using Child Care Quality Funds to Purchase Shared Services and/or Back-Office Solutions for Providers—Update

Child Care 06/18/2019
WD 11-20, Chg 1 Active Supplemental Child Care Distribution—CARES Act CCDBG Funds—Update

Child Care, Natural Disaster 06/08/2020
WD 12-15 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Guidelines for Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Youth WIOA 06/02/2015
WD 12-17, Chg 1 Active Contract Action Requests - Update

Administration 08/22/2018
WD 12-19, Chg 2 Active Funding Training Programs outside of Local Workforce Development Areas through Individual Training Accounts—Update

ETP, WIOA 10/25/2021
WD 12-20 Active COVID-19 and Child Care Income Calculations Child Care, Natural Disaster 05/07/2020
TA 121 Active Non-Workforce Resources Available to Foster Youth 06/08/2006
TA 124 Active Updated Form: Texas Health and Human Services Commission Form H1822 SNAP E&T 06/26/2006
TA 126 Active Updated Process for Obtaining, Deleting Access, and Resetting Passwords for the Texas Health and Human Services NCP Choices, SNAP E&T 08/16/2006
WD 13-08 Active Security of Personal Identity Data Administration, All Programs, General 04/01/2008
WD 13-18 Active Wage Record Requests ES 11/02/2018
WD 13-19 Active Online Security Verification Procedures for the Cash Draw and Expenditure Reporting System AEL, Financial Reporting 06/05/2019
WD 13-20, Chg 1 Active COVID-19 and Stabilization Grants for Closed Child Care Providers—Update

Child Care, Natural Disaster 08/28/2020
WD 13-21, Chg 1 Active Initial Job Search Child Care—Update

Child Care 01/21/2022
TA 135 Active Forms for Obtaining Access to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign and Systems for Applications of Verifications, Eligibility, Referral, and Reports Systems NCP Choices, SNAP E&T 11/08/2006
WD 136-99, Chg 2 Active Sequence of Services under the Workforce Investment Act: Addition of Assisted Core Services

WIA 08/24/2000
WD 14-08 Active Modifications to Unemployment Insurance Benefits System Access

ES, UI 03/19/2008
WD 14-10, Chg 1 Active Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Subsidized Employment Initiatives—Update

Financial Reporting, SNAP E&T, TANF/Choices, TWIST 07/15/2010
WD 14-13 Active The Workforce Information System of Texas: New Fund Code for Non–Texas Workforce Commission-Funded Grants TWIST 03/12/2013
WD 14-17 Active Operational Guidance for Receivables Established for Child Care Services Improperly Paid before October 1, 2016 Administration, Child Care 03/29/2017
WD 14-19, Chg 2 Active Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Individual Training Accounts and Training Contracts—Update

ETP, WIOA 06/28/2021
WD 14-21, Chg 1 Active Workforce Automated Systems Data Entry Deadlines for Board Contract Year 2022—Update

Child Care, ES, Performance, SNAP E&T, TAA, TANF/Choices, TWIST, WIOA, 10/25/2021
TA 142 Active E-mail address for Trade Readjustment Allowances Questions TAA 02/20/2007
TA 146, Chg 1 Active Online Payment Request System for Unemployment Insurance—Update ES, UI 03/29/2012
TA 148 Active New Claimant Dispositions Report

Replaced by: ES Guide
All Programs 05/09/2007