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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For Training Providers

Offering you tools to navigate the approval process.

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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

Aug.
11th
NWPA Workforce Development Board Meeting

William J. Douglass, Jr. Corporate Conference Center, 764 Bessemer St, Meadville, PA 16335

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Aug.
11th
Chief Local Elected Officials Meeting

William J. Douglass, Jr. Corporate Conference Center, 764 Bessemer St, Meadville, PA 16335

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Aug.
11th
Partners for Performance Board Meeting

William J. Douglass, Jr. Corporate Conference Center, 764 Bessemer St, Meadville, PA 16335

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Recent News

NWPA WDB announces Mobile Services for Job Seekers and Employers

The NW PA Workforce Development Board (WDB) covering the six counties of Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Venango, and Warren announced today that it is launching mobile workforce service delivery to job seekers and employers starting immediately. …

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WIOA Combined State Plan Posting

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires the governor of each state to submit a four-year Unified or Combined State Plan outlining the state’s workforce development strategy.

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Local Designation Request

A forum was held on December 15, 2015.

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