Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

The Chester County Department of Community Development (DCD) is the entity designated by the Chester County Workforce Development Board (WDB) and the Chester County Board of Commissioners to act as the administrative entity and the fiscal agent for the operation of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) programs in the Chester County Local Workforce Development Area.

WIOA programs can be accessed at the PA CareerLink®-Chester County, located in the Oaklands Corporate Center.
Many WIOA services can also be accessed online at PA Job Gateway.

DCD also administers certain Department of Human Services funded activities, designed to assist welfare recipients to prepare for, secure, and retain employment. Click here for more information.
 

What's New


Workforce Development Board


Chairperson: Jennifer Duff, Accenture
Vice-Chair: Diana Kimmich, Analytical Graphics, Inc.
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act was adopted to coordinate and improve employment, training, and education systems.
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Chester County Council for the Workforce of Tomorrow


Co-Chair: Fran Pierce
The Chester County WDB also receives funding through Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act for young adult services. Utilization of this funding is overseen by the Chester County Council for the Workforce of Tomorrow.
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