Information about the Local Area & WIOA
The CWMWDB administers WIOA Title 1B Employment and Training Programs for Androscoggin, Franklin, Kennebec, Oxford and Somerset Counties. The Eastern Maine Development Corporation is the Local Area One Stop Operator and local service provider in partnership with Community Concepts, Inc. They operate at Career Centers and offer alternative meeting spaces for your convenience. They have complete remote capability to meet, advise and enroll clients virtually. We work closely with many partners, but most especially with the Maine Department of Labor Bureau of Employment Services and Vocational Rehabilitation Service
WIOA is the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, landmark legislation that is designed to strengthen and improve our nation’s public workforce system. WIOA helps the unemployed, including those with significant barriers to employment, to prepare for high-quality jobs. WIOA also assists employers with services and funding to hire and retain skilled workers.