Connecting You to the Job Seekers

Connecting You to the Job Seekers

Providing Help to Grow Your Business

Providing Support to Grow Your Business

Federal & State Program to Increase Profits

Federal & State Programs

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Welcome to The Workforce Development Board

The Workforce Development Board of Passaic County (WDB) is dedicated to supporting workforce and economic development by connecting Passaic County New Jersey residents to jobs and ensuring that employers have the skilled workers they need to grow, compete, and prosper. Created pursuant to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA), the WDB's role is to ensure that optimal investments are made in Passaic County to support workforce development, training, and job preparation for residents. The WDB also engages businesses to link the services of the local workforce system with the needs of employers within the county.

To successfully accomplish this, the WDB:

  • Oversees WIOA funds by driving investments based on industry needs.
  • Sets the strategic direction of the Passaic County One-Stop System.
  • Creates forums for analyzing and discussing critical workforce issues to determine the best implementation strategies.
  • Partners with State and Local elected officials to ensure the WDB's efforts are aligned with county goals.
  • Conducts labor market analysis to better assess labor demand and to advocate for employer and job-seeker needs.
  • Ensures system accountability.

Vision Statement: To connect Skilled Labor and Quality Education with Industry Demand to build a workforce investment system that promotes a competitive atmosphere and empowers all concerned parties to be successful in the 21st-century environment.

Mission Statement: To provide leadership and direction while leveraging opportunities for Passaic County employers to grow and for job seekers to access 21st-century pathways toward meaningful employment.

The WDB's Strategic Plan

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North Jersey Partners Regional Plan

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By providing your email and joining the WDB, you will be notified regarding current State and Federal programs that can save your business money, and help you hire great employees. We look forward to working with you in our community.