For Employers

Providing relevant data and opportunities to help you thrive in our region.

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For Job Seekers

Connecting you with resources to support you in finding gainful employment.

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For Youth

Helping you discover a rewarding career path.

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What LWIA Does:

The NWPA Local Workforce Investment Area advocates for a robust job-driven workforce system in Northwest Pennsylvania providing regional industry sector strategies and policies that will have a positive influence and impact to the local service delivery system.


Benefits To You:

  •  Eliminate the skills gap between training offerings and employer’s needs
  •  Engage in partnerships and initiatives to increase the skills of the current and future workforce
  •  Prepare jobseekers for employment opportunities
  •  Talent pipeline development for specific industries
  •  Training for soft skills and industry-related education modules
  •  Employment Placement Resources in the PA CareerLink®
  •  Rapid Response Resources to assist dislocated workers
  •  Build educational capacity by identifying and supporting training opportunities
Proudly Serving Northwest Pennsylvania

Clarion County Venango County Forest County Warren County Crawford County Erie County

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Upcoming Events

NWPA WDB Executive Committee Meeting

Partners for Performance, 920 Water Street, Suite 32B, Meadville, PA 16335

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NWPA WDB Monitoring & Evaluation Committee Meeting

PA CareerLink® - Crawford County, 260 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335

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NWPA Workforce Development Board Meeting

Holiday Inn, 210 Ludlow Street, Warren, PA 16365

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Recent News

2015 NWPA WIA Youth Services Career Camp

The theme for the 2015 NWPA WIA Youth Service Career Camp was "Career Scene Investigation."

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Nominees for TANF Participant of the Year
2015 Youth Awards Luncheon

This year’s annual Youth Awards Luncheon was held on May 28, 2015 at The Riverside in Cambridge Springs.

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First Place Winners
2015 Industry Club Expo

The 2015 Industry Club EXPO was held at Cross Creek on May 12th.

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