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.
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The mission of the Bay Area Workforce Development Board (Bay Area WDB) is to cultivate a skilled and competitive workforce that 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 private non-profit corporation, is the fiscal and administrative agent for funds and programming designed to deliver locally customized job training and workforce development initiatives.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.