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Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County (WSTC) Awarded Texas Talent Connection Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               Media Contact: Lacey Douglas, Workforce Solutions Phone: 817.823.0533 / Email: lacey.douglas@workforcesolutions.net Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County (WSTC) Awarded Texas Talent Connection Grant FORT WORTH, Texas (July 9, 2021) – Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County was awarded with $326,405 for the 21st CENTURY (Customers Embracing New Technology Upon ReEntrY) program serving reentering citizens with technology-based training focused on digital literacy to aid in job search, job placement, and financial management. The grant scope will consist of a…

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As Federal Unemployment Benefits Expire, Virtual Job Fair Connects Tarrant County Job Seekers with Employers Looking to Hire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               Media Contact: Lacey Douglas, Workforce Solutions Phone: 817.823.0533 / Email: lacey.douglas@workforcesolutions.net As Federal Unemployment Benefits Expire, Virtual Job Fair Connects  Tarrant County Job Seekers with Employers Looking to Hire FORT WORTH, Texas (June 23, 2021) – With the extra $300 monthly federal unemployment benefit set to expire on June 26 in Texas, Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County (WSTC) is helping area job seekers meet employers looking to hire, by hosting a virtual job fair in partnership with…

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What is a Workforce Development Board?

The National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB) recently released this informative video. The video is designed to educate members of the public about the integral role workforce development boards play in local communities, and how workforce development boards collaborate with local educational institutions, local businesses and government officials at the local, state and federal level.

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Child Care Relief Fund Live Answer Session Schedule

Providers can call into a live help session at least once a day to get help and ask questions! Child Care Relief Fund Live Answer Session Schedule FREE webinars/conference calls are available almost every day to support child care providers. JUNE 18 How to Apply for the Texas Child Care Relief Fund (English) 12:00 PM  1:00 PM Join the session online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3211379814 By phone: 1-346-248-7799 Meeting ID: 321 137 9814 JUNE 19 Cómo Solicitar para el Fondo de Auxilio para Cuidado Infantil…

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ID.me Step by Step Guide

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County does not handle Unemployment Insurance, that is the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).  We do not have any access to the system at all. We handle the employment side of things (we help people with jobs and training). However, we are committed to sharing the latest information about this subject straight from the agency that handles it. If you are claiming unemployment benefits, TWC may ask you to verify your identity through ID.me. TWC has partnered with…

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Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Awarded Workforce Employer of the Year Award

For Immediate Release   FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: NAWDP Communications Coordinator Amanda Grigsby Phone: 417.204.2954 Email: amanda@nawdp.org     Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Awarded Workforce Employer of the Year Award West Plains, MO (December 4, 2020) – The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) has awarded Gracie Vega and the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center (Marriott International) the Workforce Employer of the Year Award. The annual award will be presented at the 2020 NAWDP Virtual Youth…

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ALLIANCETEXAS VIRTUAL JOB FAIR TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALLIANCETEXAS VIRTUAL JOB FAIR TO BE HELD ON AUGUST 12 FORT WORTH, Texas (August 4, 2020) – Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas and Hillwood, developer of the 27,000-acre master-planned, mixed-use development, AllianceTexas, invite job seekers to the AllianceTexas Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, August 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Texas-area job seekers will have an opportunity to network with prospective employers and interview for over 1,700 available positions…

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Partnership Offers Recent FWISD Grads Access to Job Opportunities

Release: IMMEDIATE Partnership Offers Recent FWISD Grads Access to Job Opportunities The Fort Worth ISD and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County are partnering to match recent graduates with job opportunities. The FWISD Board of Education recently approved a three-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two entities that connects recent graduates to workforce opportunities and employment.  In June, the partnership launched with virtual job and career events for graduating students between the ages of 18 to 21 that offered discussions…

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How do I get Assistance?

We are STILL Conducting Business We are taking action to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus while doing all we can to ensure our services remain accessible to all. To adhere to the Stay Home, Work Safe order issued by Tarrant County, although our physical locations are closed, our staff are available to assist you virtually by phone and email.  You can reach us by phone at (817.413.4000) and email at (info@workforcesolutions.net). Unemployment Insurance Questions/ Need Help Workforce Solutions…

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2020 Census

The next national Census will be taking place in this month (April 2020). Every 10 years, all U.S. residents, regardless of citizenship status, are required to be counted. Tarrant County is working with area cities and local partners to encourage everyone, including those who live in hard-to-count areas, to take part. Why is it important? The Census impacts federal funding, the number of Congressional seats for each state, redistricting, economic development and quality of life. But the Census is legally…

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