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Support for West Virginia's Job Seekers

The Northern Panhandle Workforce Development Board, Inc., established in 1987, is 1 of 7 local Workforce Development Boards in the State of West Virginia.


Our area of service consists of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, and Tyler counties, as well as the cities of Weirton and Wheeling.

Programs That Help Us Help You

A variety of training programs and services, provided by a number of required partners, are available to eligible individuals at regional American Job Centers located in Weirton, Wheeling, and New Martinsville,(also known as Workforce West Virginia Career Centers) like:

  • WIOA Title I Programs

  • Wagner-Peyser Programs and Services

  • Adult Education and Literacy Activities

  • Rehabilitation Programs and Services

  • Programs Under Section 403(a) (5) of the Social Security Act

  • Activities Under the Older American Act

  • Program Under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act

  • Activities Under the Trade Act

  • Activities Under Chapter 41 of Title 38

  • Employment and Training Activities Under the CSBG

  • Employment and Training Activities Under HUD

  • Programs Under State Unemployment Compensation Insurance

  • Programs Under the Second Chance Act

Recognized for Our Efforts

The Northern Panhandle Workforce Development Board, Inc. has won numerous national and state awards and recognitions for its delivery practices of training programs and services.

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Grant Awards for Program Year

2018-2019 are as Follows:

  • WIOA Adult Funding - $854,611

  • WIOA Dislocated Worker Funding - $408,744

  • WIOA Youth Funding - $776,034

  • SNAP Employment and Training Program - $57,456

Training Programs and Services are Funded with Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) Funding.

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Projects and Programs provided by the NPWDB, Inc.

are 100% funded with Federal WIOA funding.

Total WIOA funding for Program Year 2018-19

is not known at this time.  No funding is being received from

non-governmental sources for Projects and Programs

provided by the NPWDB, Inc. at this time.

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