The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PacMtn) has been awarded a National Emergency Grant (NEG) in the amount of $5,586,385. The grant will fund assistance for approximately 900 transitioning service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). It will provide these transitioning service members with case management, supportive services and training to help them apply the sought after skills they acquired through military service in the civilian workforce. For more information read the complete article published by the Nisqually Valley News.
Fueling our Region's Growth Sectors
The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PMWDC) is a nonprofit organization serving Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties. Through a variety of federal and state funding sources, our agency offers a wide range of job placement, training and educational services to employers, job seekers and incumbent workers.
With an emphasis on job creation and retention, innovation, cultivating new and existing partnerships, performance and accountability the Council is as committed as ever to develop a talented work pool that will serve to grow our economy. We know that our most valuable asset is a dynamic workforce.
The Council currently administers over $10 million dollars in grant funding. Through the focused efforts of the Council and its workforce partners, we have made remarkable progress in transforming our workforce area into an effective system.