1. LWIBs may designate a specialized center to meet the needs of a specific population, such as youth, veterans, or individuals with disabilities; key industry sectors or clusters (20 CFR 678.320, 34 CFR 361.320, and 34 CFR 463.320); or a specific group of dislocated workers affected by a regional lay-off.
2. Specialized centers need not provide access to every required partner, but should be knowledgeable about, and prepared to make referrals to, partners in the comprehensive or affiliate one-stop centers.
3. As described in the "Affiliate Centers" section above, Wagner-Peyser employment services cannot stand alone in a specialized center and must include other programs besides Wagner-Peyser Act employment services, local veterans' employment representatives, disabled veterans' outreach program specialists, and unemployment compensation.
4. Specialized centers must connect, physically or technologically, to a comprehensive center and any appropriate affiliate centers (20 CFR 678.320).
5. Partner services provided through specialized one-stop centers must be determined by partner negotiations at the local level and incorporated into the MOU.