Partnering in pursuit of GREATER ECONOMIC VITALITY FOR ALL

WorkForce Central carries out the vision of the Chief Local Elected Officials and the Pierce County Workforce Development Council by coordinating, administering and advancing the work of the workforce development system, known as WorkSource Pierce.

Our mission is to increase access to services for job seekers, workers and businesses. We strive to enhance the quality of services offered across the system to ensure consistent, effective experiences for its stakeholders, cultivating economic prosperity for our clients.

OUR ROLE

We foster community growth by coordinating the workforce development system.

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We carry out the vision of the Pierce County Workforce Development Council by:

  • Guiding stakeholders through complex regulations and funding requirements so they can benefit from available resources and maintain compliance.
  • Informing decisions about market demands and worker availability by convening experts and analyzing data.
  • Collaborating with partners to adopt proven and promising practices for workforce development programming.

OUR STRATEGY

CHAMPION

At WorkForce Central, we champion a comprehensive approach to workforce development as a vital component to a strong economy. We catalyze collaboration and coordination among workforce development stakeholders and work in conjunction with our partners to actively pursue investments in workforce development.

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EVALUATE

WorkForce Central evaluates regional workforce needs by gathering and analyzing data. By sharing this data, we foster informed, data-driven decisions among leaders who work to address deficiencies and seize opportunities to strengthen the regional economy.

CONVENE

At WorkForce Central, we convene business, education, labor, government, nonprofits, philanthropic organizations and the broader community to implement and support innovative strategies that address workforce development needs and gaps. We help our partners to adopt proven and promising workforce development practices.

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STEWARD

WorkForce Central stewards public dollars to promote the effectiveness of the workforce development network. This is just one way that we fulfill the vision of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

CHAMPION

At WorkForce Central, we champion a comprehensive approach to workforce development as a vital component to a strong economy. We catalyze collaboration and coordination among workforce development stakeholders and work in conjunction with our partners to actively pursue investments in workforce development.

EVALUATE

WorkForce Central evaluates regional workforce needs by gathering and analyzing data. By sharing this data, we foster informed, data-driven decisions among leaders who work to address deficiencies and seize opportunities to strengthen the regional economy.

CONVENE

At WorkForce Central, we convene business, education, labor, government, nonprofits, philanthropic organizations and the broader community to implement and support innovative strategies that address workforce development needs and gaps. We help our partners to adopt proven and promising workforce development practices.

STEWARD

WorkForce Central stewards public dollars to promote the effectiveness of the workforce development network. This is just one way that we fulfill the vision of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).