Grant Announcement


The Bay Area Workforce Development Board was recently awarded an initial $107,000.00 grant from the WI Department of Workforce Development to directly assist recently and soon-to-be permanently laid-off retail sector employee’s transition to new employment and/or enroll in an approved high-demand industry technical college training program. In addition to accessing a wide range of basic and individualized career services, eligible participants may receive up to $15,000.00 per person for college tuition and up to $15,000.00 per person in supportive services (transportation assistance, childcare, etc.). Individual amounts may differ, based on a needs analysis. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact their closest American Job Center and request to speak to a Dislocated Worker Career Services Specialist to learn more and begin the eligibility determination and enrollment process. 




Dedicated to meeting business and job seeker needs today;
Striving to build, develop, and sustain the skilled workforce of tomorrow.  

What We Do

The mission of the Bay Area Workforce Development Board (Bay Area WDB) is to cultivate a skilled and competitive workforce which meets the demands of employers in the region.

The Bay Area WDB is one of 11 Wisconsin workforce development areas established in 1998 to address local economic workforce issues. Bay Area WDB, a priviate non-profit corporation, is the fiscal and administrative agent for funds and programming designed to deliver locally customized job training and workforce development initiatives.

Career Services

How Can We Help You?

Designed to serve as a life-long resource to all job and career seekers, Bay Area JOB CENTERS can assist those exploring career options, seeking further education, looking to update their skills, need help preparing and looking for a new job, or are in need of economic support.  Whether you are 16, 41 or 61, the Bay Area JOB CENTERS have the resources to help, no matter what your career-related need.

Learn More

The Bay Area WDB is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and Service Provider.
Job Center

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Contact James Golembeski for assistance. 
Bay Area WDB Guide To Resolution of Grievances & Complaints
Equal Opportunity & Non Discrimination Statement