Issuance Number: 2023-14

Date: November 30, 2023

To: WIOA Youth Service Providers (YSPs) & Subrecipients and SDWP WIOA Youth Staff

From: Crystal Gunter, Supervisor of Youth Services

Subject: Updated 70 Percent LLSIL and Poverty Guidelines for 2023


This operations issuance is notifying YSPs and Subrecipients of the updated 70 percent LLSIL and Poverty Guidelines for 2023. This update is made in the Attachment: Methods for Calculating Income as part of SDWP Operations Manual, Chapter 7, Part 2: WIOA Title I Youth Eligibility.

Applicable Local Area – San Diego County

2023 LLSIL and Poverty Guidelines



Intake and Eligibility staff must be notified of the update that will take effect on Friday, December 1st. Any eligibility that has been started (and not yet reviewed by 11/30) will have the income levels updated in Workforce eFile. Eligibility verification that was completed prior to 12/1 will be grandfathered into the previous guidelines.

If you have any feedback or questions regarding this issuance, please contact your Program Specialist and/or Contract Administrator (619) 228-2900.



  1. To access the chapters and their attachments, go to workforce.organd click on the collapsed menu icon located on the top right-hand side of the webpage. 
  2. Click on Operations Resources section. 
  3. Click on Operations Manual to see the list of chapters and operational issuances. 
  4. Click on “Chapter 7. Part 2: WIOA Title I Youth Eligibility” to view the policy and attachments.