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.


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


The Executive Committee of the Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board, under the advisement of the Chief Elected Officials of the Counties of Beaver, Greene and Washington in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, has scheduled a meeting on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 3:00pm. All current information can be found at  Interested parties can obtain information by contacting Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board, 351 West Beau Street, Suite 300 Washington, PA 15301 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at (724) 229-5083.  Those interested can attend the meeting in the SCWDB offices at the above address on the day of the meeting.



An exciting opportunity is here to access a training program to build a career in the natural gas utility and pipeline business.  The training is free, companies are hiring and the careers are rewarding.

Upcoming classes include:

Venue:                                                     Start:                         End:

UMWA Career Center: Ruff Creek, PA July 30, 2018 August 24, 2018
ACIDC: Freeport, PA August 6, 2018 August 31, 2018
Belmont College: St. Clairsville, OH September 24, 2018 October 19, 2018

Visit here for more information and to download an application.

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.