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Mission StatementThe mission is to be a “driving” force in the area to provide employers with workforce support for the economic benefit of the communities served.
Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas provides workforce development services in Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River, and Titus Counties. We link employers to a large pool of skilled workers. We connect job seekers to training opportunities. We help young adults identify career and training options for their future. We link employers to training options for their workforce. We link workforce, economic, and community development for the continued growth of the region.
OperationThe Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas Board is a nonprofit organization created by the Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 642 and House Bill 1863. The organization provides policy and program guidance and exercises independent oversight and evaluation of workforce development services for the region.
The Board serves as the administrative entity for a number of workforce programs funded through state, federal, and local grants, including the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families/CHOICES (TANF/CHOICES), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education & Training (SNAP E&T), Child Care Services (CCF), and Trade Act Services (TRA).
The organization has a Board of Directors comprised of 25 local leaders representing the private sector, labor, education, economic development, vocational rehabilitation, public assistance, and public employment services, and 10 Chief Elected Officials who oversee the work done by the organization.
Services are provided by a team of professional staff members through four workforce solutions offices. We partner with a number of organizations throughout the region, including economic development entities, chambers of commerce, colleges, and school districts to strengthen the region’s workforce.