|Purpose: Notice of Request for Proposal (RFP)|
WorkForce West Virginia, a division of the Department of Commerce, announces the availability of U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Innovative Opportunity Act (WIOA) for the Labor Liaison Peer Support Project activities to be available statewide for dislocated workers.
The Labor Liaison Peer Support Project program develops a pre-layoff support structure for the purpose of assisting workers through the difficult transition period of rapid change and uncertainty when a dislocation occurs. Peer support coaches are developed out of each dislocation of dislocated workers to serve as the projects bridge connecting workers to services through outreach, recruitment, and ongoing program comprehensive follow-up services in referring dislocated workers to WorkForce WV One-Stop offices for reemployment and retraining services to partner services.
Complete details are available online at www.workforcewv.org under the Public Notices Tab, entitled WIOA Funding. A public meeting to discuss the Request for Proposal (RFP) process will be on November 26, 2018 from 1pm-4pm at WorkForce West Virginias Central Office, located at 1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Bldg. 3 Suite 300, Charleston, WV 25305. Attendance is required at this bidders conference in order to submit a proposal. If for any reason, you cannot attend in person, you may send a local representative who cannot be representing any other agency, on your behalf.
If inclement weather strikes, alternative date would be on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 1pm-4pm.
Any questions may be referred to Martha Craig- Hinchman, Assistant Director, Employment Service Division, Martha.L.Craig-Hinchman@wv.gov or Linda Sansom, Employment Programs Manager, Linda.C.Sansom@wv.gov at toll free (877) 967-5498 to register for the Bidders Conference.