Workforce Development

The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments serves as the Administrative Entity (AE) and grant recipient to implement the goals of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA) in Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, and Sumter Counties. Working under the guidance of the four-county Chief Elected Officials (CEOs) and the Santee-Lynches Workforce Development Board (WDB), AE staff administer WDB established policies and guidelines to deliver workforce investment activities to businesses and individuals who need those services, including, small and large businesses, job seekers, dislocated workers, veterans, incumbent workers, new entrants to the workforce, youth, and persons with disabilities.

The mission of the Santee-Lynches WDB is to “improve the quality of the workforce and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the region” through a local SC Works/One-Stop workforce development delivery system.