The OneStop Delivery System is designed to bring together workforce development, educational, and other human resource services in a seamless customer-focused service delivery network that enhances access to the programs’ services and improves long-term employment outcomes for individuals receiving assistance (IAW 20 CFR § 678). The Local Workforce Board regularly convenes OneStop Partners to negotiate the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and the Infrastructure Funding Agreement (IFA).

CENTRAL WESTERN MAINE REGION ONE-STOP OPERATOR

Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) is the Local Area One-Stop Operator (OSO). The purpose of the OSO is to, at a minimum, coordinate the service delivery of required one-stop partners and service providers. Local WDBs may establish additional roles of one-stop operator, including, but not limited to: Coordinating service providers across the one-stop delivery system, being the primary provider of services within the center, providing some of the services within the center, or coordinating service delivery in a multi-center area, which may include affiliated sites (20 CFR § 678.600). The OSO operates at the comprehensive OneStop center, affiliate OneStop sites, and offer alternative meeting spaces for your convenience. EMDC has remote capability to meet, advise and enroll clients virtually.

The Comprehensive OneStop Center in the Central Western Region is the Lewiston CareerCenter. At this center, job seekers and employers can access the programs, services, and activities of all required one-stop partners. A comprehensive one-stop center must have at least one title I staff person physically present. An affiliate site is a site that makes available to job seeker and employer customers one or more of the one-stop partners’ programs, services, and activities.

Contact EMDC at workforce@emdc.org or call (207) 942-6389.

ONESTOP CENTER LOCATIONS

Comprehensive OneStop Center:
Lewiston CareerCenter

Affiliate OneStop Sites in the Central Western Region: 
Wilton CareerCenter
Northern Kennebec Valley CareerCenter
Augusta CareerCenter 

ONESTOP PARTNERS

Associates for Training and Development
Augusta Housing Authority
CareerCenters of Maine
FEDCAP Maine
Goodwill Northern New England
Job Corps Loring
Job Corps Penobscot 
Jobs for Veterans State Grant Program
Maine Community College System
Maine Dept. of Corrections
Maine Dept. of Education, Office of Adult Education & Family Literacy
Maine Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Child and Family Services
Maine Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Employment Services
Maine Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
Maine Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Unemployment Compensation
Pathstone Corporation

DOCUMENTS

Central Western Maine Local Area IFA
Local Area MOU and Signature Pages
07/01/2020 WIOA Adult and DW & OneStop Operator RFP 2020-01
OSO Meeting Notes