|Fresno Regional Workforce Investment Board|
|June 19, 2013
Adult and Dislocated Worker Services
Under the leadership of the Fresno Regional Workforce Investment Board (Workforce Connection), adults and dislocated workers may now access employment, education, and training services through a unique combination of six Workforce Connection One-Stop Centers that are located in Fresno (2 locations), Coalinga, Kerman, Reedley, and Mendota, satelite resource centers in Kerman and Sanger, and a mobile employment center that provides scheduled services in San Joaquin, Selma, Parlier, Orange Cove and Huron.
The One-Stop System provides universal core services as well as access to other programs and services available from partner agencies, including the Employment Development Department, Department of Rehabilitation, California Indian Manpower Consortium, Proteus, Inc., Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission, Department of Employment and Temporary Assistance, State Center Community College District, Fresno Adult School, Clovis Adult School, West Hills Community College, and Fresno Housing Authority.
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Year Round Youth Services
Under the direction and oversight of the Fresno Regional Workforce Investment Board Youth Council, Fresno County eligible youth, ages 14 through 21, can access services designed to increase educational options and opportunities, develop job skills, explore career options, develop leadership qualities, participate in adult and peer mentoring and counseling, and take advantage of work experiences. These services are available throughout Fresno County at various locations.
Labor Market Information Services
The Fresno Area Workforce Investment Corporation (FAWIC) has been a leader in working with the State of California EDD to develop and implement this state and local cooperative project. The Labor Market Information Division with the State of California Employment Development Department is responsible for these activities in California.
What is Labor Market Information?
Labor Market Information is collecting, analyzing, reporting and publishing economic activities to describe and predict the relationship between labor demand and supply.
The FAWIC collects and compiles LMI annually on Fresno County's labor market. Some of the information covered by this research includes average wages and benefits for semi-skilled, skilled and professional occupations, as well as projected growth rates for a variety of industries. The Fresno Occupational Outlook Report and Training Directory is printed and made available for $20.00 a copy. To order Occupational Outlook Reports call FAWIC Labor Market Information at (559) 490-7174.
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