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


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.

Current class started January 8th at the Armstrong County Industrial Development Council in Freeport, PA. 

Upcoming sessions include February 12th at Belmont College in St. Clairsville, OH; April 16th at the Armstrong County Industrial Development Council in Freeport, PA. 

Visit here for more information and to download an application.

Apprenticeship Readiness Program

Interested in a career in the Building Trades? Want to get a head-start on acceptance into one of 16 local trade unions?  Visit your local PA CareerLink office – ask for ARP application or call 724-728-4860, or visit this link for more information and a flyer on the program.  NEXT CLASS STARTS January 29 at COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BEAVER COUNTY

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.