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The South Shore Workforce Investment Board (SSWIB) is charged with providing workforce development leadership in the South Shore region. The SSWIB provides relevant information regarding the workforce system and presents key findings and recommendations that support regional leaders and help...
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Career Centers:
Plymouth Career Center
Quincy Career Center

The South Shore Workforce Investment Board is located at:
15 Cottage Avenue, Ste. 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Fax: 617-328-7381


Creating Employment Connections
The South Shore Workforce Investment Board, one of 16 Workforce Investment Boards across the Commonwealth, is a federally-mandated, regional private-public partnership that has oversight responsibility and policy-making authority for federal and state workforce development activities.

Our Goal
Our goal is to develop a seamless, efficient and responsive workforce development system that is customer-based, market-driven and supports the needs of employers and job seekers to the economic benefit of both. For more information on what we do, click on the links above.

Featured News from South Shore WIB

Rep Ron Mariano receives SSWIB award

Rep. Ronald Mariano receives award from SSWIB VIEW PRESS RELEASE


Gov. Patrick visits South Shore Career Center - Quincy

Gov. Patrick visits South Shore Career Center - Quincy The above picture features (left to right): Joyce Livramento-Young (SSWIB, Executive Director), Don Uvanitte (SSWIB, Chair), Gov. Deval Patrick, Mayor Thomas Koch, Kevin Madden (SCCDA, Executive Director) VIEW ARTICLE


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  PDF Mass Bizworks Resource material for Businesses / Employers / Job seekers VIEW Resource Guide (PDF) VIEW Resource Card (PDF)
    SSWIB Board member awards SSWIB board member Brilene Faherty of Weymouth, a Financial Specialist with The Bulfinch Group in Rockland, was recently honored by South Shore Stars as a winner of their annual 40 Under 40 competition. VIEW DETAILS
  PDF Rep Ron Mariano receives SSWIB award
Rep. Ronald Mariano receives award from SSWIB VIEW PRESS RELEASE (PDF)
  PDF Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) signed into law on July 22, 2014 by President Barack Obama. VIEW DETAILS (PDF)
    Hiring Incentive Training Grant (HITG) - Increased incentives for companies hiring Veterans and long-term unemployed View FAQs and more at: VIEW SITE
    Workplace Safety Training Grant: The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) awards up to $25,000.00 to fund workplace safety training. Eligible Massachusetts employers may qualify for funding. Learn more here. VIEW SITE
Workforce Training Fund Program:
The Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) provides Massachusetts businesses with the resources needed to invest in workforce development, improve employee skills, and maintain the economic strength and viability of the Commonwealth's businesses. Training grants of up to $250,000 are available for: ESOL, Lean/Continuous Process Improvement, Six-Sigma, Adult Basic Education, Software and IT Skills, Project Management, Sales, CNC, Customer Service, Leadership and Management Skills, ISO, and many more.

There are 4 different grant programs: DOWNLOAD WTFP GRANT MENU (PDF)
General Program
Express Program
Regional Training Capacity
 Pilot Program

Technical Assistance Grants

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): Employers can receive a WOTC of up to $2,400 of each new hire starting before September 1, 2011 that meets specified criteria. View complete details here.MORE

Training Opportunities for Adults: The South Shore region brings opportunities to adults seeking to upgrade their education and improve their marketable skills.