SCWDB is working with partners locally, across the state, and nationally to provide updated information for job seekers, employers, and SCWDB program services.

 

Message from SCWDB Director Ami Gatts (click to open)

 

General Information

SCWDB Program Information

Click on staff person name to email them about specific programs for your county.

Adult/Dislocated Worker Programs

Beaver County

Greene/Washington Counties

Youth Programs

Beaver County

Greene/Washington Counties

EARN Programs

Beaver County

Greene/Washington Counties

Opioid/Youth Reentry Programs

PA CareerLink® Resources

PACL Beaver County

PACL Greene County

PACL Washington County

PACL Mon Valley

 

Information for Job Seekers

  • Pennsylvania Workers Affected by COVID-19 May be Eligible for Unemployment and Workers’ Compensation Benefits – information available at the PA L&I Website: Click Here
  • You can brush up your job seeking skills remotely!! FREE ONLINE Resources for Job Seekers is available. Visit the PA CareerLink website at https://www.PACareerLink.pa.gov/JPOnline/ More information on this image:
  • Here are 450 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free: Free Ivy League Classes

 

Information for Employers

  • PA Department of Community and Economic Development announced The COVID-19 Working Capital Access (CWCA) program will provide working capital financing for eligible small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and have 100 or fewer full-time employees. Max loan amount is $100,000 with no job retention/ creation requirements. More info here.
  • The US Department of Labor has announced $100 million in emergency funding to address the impact of COVID-19 on the workforce. SCWDB and its local and state partners have mobilized to access these funds as quickly as possible. DOL has other resources available to help workers and employers prepare for the COVID-19 virus. Visit DOL’s resource page.
  • The SBDC has established a Small Business Resource Guide. Visit the website for more info. https://americassbdc.org/coronavirus-information/
  • The University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center hosted an insightful webinar advising employers how to navigate and prepare during this time. They share this good info for small business owners.
  • The PA Department of Labor & Industry has implemented a shared-work plan which will allow businesses to retain workers, allowing for a full ramp-up when full operations can resume, while preventing the financial hardship to workers caused by a layoff or shutdown. Visit this page for more information. Also, L&I  issued these FAQs for Pennsylvania employers regarding UC
  • Local Chambers of Commerce Covid-19 Resource Page is a shared information resource for many local chambers. Page is updated regularly with information all businesses may benefit from in regard to loans, plans, and operations. Visit the page at this link.
  • OSHA has prepared a detailed guidance document on preparing workplaces for Covid-19. PDF is available for viewing and downloading here.

 

Beneficial Social Media Accounts

Southwest Corner Workforce Development Board

Job Training for Beaver County, Inc.

Southwest Training Services, Inc.

PA CareerLink® Sites

PA Department of Labor & Industry