Southern Georgia Regional Commission


Meeting Notice

A meeting of the Southern Georgia Workforce Development Board (WDB) is scheduled for Wednesday 11/14/18 at 11am at the Sports Complex and Civic Center in Pearson, GA.  This meeting is open to the public. 

WorkSource Southern Georgia

PY18 WDB Meeting Schedule

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Meeting Minutes PY2018

​WDB Meeting Minutes 08.08.18

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Meeting Minutes PY2017

WDB Meeting Minutes 06.13.18

WDB Meeting Minutes 04.11.18 

WDB Meeting Minutes 02.14.18

WDB Meeting Minutes 11.15.17

WDB Meeting Minutes 08.09.17

​​Equal Opportunity Officer Information

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The Workforce Development Programs improve the quality of life in Southern Georgia through the development and continuous improvement of a skilled workforce. Through Federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the program has built collaborative partnerships and has provided employment and training opportunities for thousands of unemployed, underemployed, and dislocated workers across the Southern Georgia region.

Workforce Development


SGRC administers the program on behalf of local elected officials and the Southern Georgia  Workforce Development Board, which is a private sector-led board that provides a regional base of leadership for workforce, education and economic development solutions.

These boards reach out to communities in the region to form partnerships that leverage resources and expertise in:

  • Job Search Assistance
  • Career Counseling with Certified Career Advisors
  • Rapid Response Teams for Plant Closings
  • Retraining & Outplacement Services for Dislocated Workers
  • Support for Increasing Southern Georgia's Healthcare Workforce
  • Financial Assistance with Costs Associated with Occupational Skills Training in High-Demand, Growth Jobs
  • Youth Job Training Programs
  • Labor Market Information
  • Youth Work Experience
  • Comprehensive One-stop Centers in Valdosta, GA.  
  • Affiliate One-Stop Centers in Douglas, Tifton and Waycross, GA. 

Southern Georgia Regional Plan PY2016

Southern Georgia PY2018 Regional Plan Update  - plan will be open for comments from 11/15/18 - 12/13/18.

Contact us by phone:

Southern Georgia RC Workforce Development:  (912) 285-6097 

If you are interested in applying for WIOA Financial Assistance please contact one of our Provider Locations listed below:

Paxen Learning Corporation:  Contact Quiana Alexander  at  (229) 245-2488

Southern Regional Technical College:  Contact Cindy Baker at (229) 217-4166

Valdosta Career Center:  Contact Cathy Daneils at (229) 245-2487 

Waycross Career Center:  Contact Mary Walker at (912) 226-4424

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College :  Contact Charmane Thomas at (229) 333-5271

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"Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities"

TDD/TTY:  (800) 255-0056 or Voice:  (800) 255-0135

Or send us your question or request now!


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