Helping employers and job seekers throughout Washington, Greene and Beaver counties

About Us

created in 1999 as a result of the Workforce Investment Act, a major piece of legislation that overhauled the nation’s federally-funded employment and training programs.

Workforce Delivery System

There are 4 PA CareerLinks® in the Southwest Corner. The centers all offer a full range of services to employers & job seekers. Visit the PA CareerLink® for all employment needs.

Resources

We contract with WIA Title I providers to deliver services to jobseekers and employers. These companies offer many services to residents of the Southwest Corner.

Community Announcements

SCWDB Local Plan Modification Public Release

The Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board is releasing its Local Plan Modification for a 30-day review period. The comment and review period will last from August 23, 2019 – September 23, 2019. If you have any comments on the plan contents, please send to [email protected]org. Please include that you are commenting on the SCWDB LOCAL PLAN in the subject line of your email. Copies of the plan and a summary of changes can be downloaded at the links directly following.

SCWDB Modified Local Plan                                Summary of Changes

Change to SCWDB CLEO Public Meeting

The public SCWDB CLEO meeting originally scheduled for November 4, 2019 has been rescheduled. The new date of the meeting will be Monday, November 18, 2019. The meeting will be held at 10:00 am at Room 704 Courthouse Square, Washington, PA.

SCWDB Member Go-And-See

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, The PA CareerLink® Mon Valley hosted the first Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board “Go-And-See” for local board members. Visit here for more information.

2019 CLEO and SCWDB Meeting Dates

 The Southwest Corner Chief Local Elected Official Board meetings would be held at 10:00 am at Room 704 Courthouse Square, Washington, PA. Meeting dates would be as follows:

February 11, 2019

May 13, 2019

August 12, 2019

November 4, 2019 (Veterans’ Day observed November 11, 2019)

 The following Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board quarterly meeting would be held at 8:30 am at Range Resources’ Southpointe office in Canonsburg, PA. The location change is due renovations at the regularly scheduled location. The meeting date would be as follows:

February 26, 2019

 The other three Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board quarterly meetings would be held at 8:30 am at the Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe in Canonsburg, PA. Meeting dates would be as follows:

May 28, 2019

August 27, 2019

November 26, 2019

More About Southwest Corner WDB

Other responsibilities include compiling local labor market information, selecting qualified organizations to operate WIA Title I programs, certifying training providers and programs that prepare individuals for high priority occupations, negotiating local performance standards, and convening industry cluster partnerships to address common workforce concerns facing employers.