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  The South Shore Workforce Investment Board is dedicated to community service and we look forward to hearing from you.

If you have any questions or would just like to know more about our organization please drop us a line at:


Executive Director
South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4852
Fax: 617-328-7381

Lynne Courtney,
Youth Director

South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4854
Fax: 617-328-7381
Email: lcourtney@sswib.org

Regina Zahran,
Administrative Coordinator

South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4855
Fax: 617-328-7381
Email: rzahran@sswib.org


Sue Whitaker,
Director of Business Services

South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4853
Fax: 617-328-7381
Email: swhitaker@sswib.org

Daniel Totten,
Director of Operations

South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4851
Fax: 617-328-7381
Email: dtotten@sswib.org

 

Directions to South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: (617) 328-7001

GPS Instructions
Set GPS to Quincy District Court, One Dennis F. Ryan Parkway, Quincy, MA 02169; the courthouse is located directly across the street is the entrance to the municipal parking lot.

From Points North, including Boston
Take Route 93 South (Southeast Expressway). Bear left onto Route 3 (Exit 7 at the 128 split). Take the first exit (Exit 18 Quincy Adams T/Braintree). On exit ramp, bear left and follow the signs for Quincy Center. This will put you on the Burgin Parkway. See directions below from the Burgin Parkway.

From Points West (MetroWest and MetroSouth)
Take Route 128 South. Follow 128 South which will merge into Route 93 North. Follow 93 North to Route 3 South (Cape Cod). Take first exit (Exit 18 Washington St./T Station) On exit ramp, bear left and follow the signs for Quincy Center. This will put you on the Burgin Parkway. See directions below from the Burgin Parkway.

From Points South (Cape Cod)
Take Route 3 North to Exit 19 (Quincy Center/Quincy Adams T). Follow signs for Quincy Center. This will put you on Burgin Parkway. See directions below from the Burgin Parkway.

From Points Southeast (Fall River, New Bedford)
Take Route 24 North to Exit 21A (93N, Boston). Follow 93 North to Route 3 South (Cape Cod). Take first exit (Exit 18 Washington St./T Station) On exit ramp, bear left and follow the Signs for Quincy Center. This will put you on the Burgin Parkway. See directions below from the Burgin Parkway.

From the Burgin Parkway
Follow Burgin Parkway through 4 sets of lights. At the 4th light, take a right onto Walter J. Hannon Parkway. At the 2nd set of lights, take a left onto Dennis Ryan Parkway. There is a municipal parking lot located across the street from the Quincy Court House. Parking prices are listed below.

From the Red Line T Station (Quincy Center):
Exit station onto Hancock Street and go right. Walk approximately 2 blocks to intersection of Hancock and Granite Street. At intersection, cross Granite and Hancock. Streets. (There is a pedestrian crossing signal for this.) Follow Hancock Street in the same direction for one more block to Cottage Avenue. (Alba’s Restaurant is on the corner.) Cross street, take a left onto Cottage Avenue and follow for approximately ¼ of a block. The entrance to 15 Cottage Avenue is on your right and has a glass door entrance.

Parking
There is a municipal parking lot on the right, one block up from Cottage Street. (The Quincy Courthouse is on the left.) The SSWIB office is located on the third floor of The Fours Restaurant. The entrance to the building is located on Cottage Avenue. There is limited on-street parking; on-street parking is free for the first two hours. Parking lot rates are:

  • First hour Free
  • Hour 1 – 2 $1.50
  • Hour 2 – 3 $3.00
  • Hour 3 – 4 $4.00
  • Hour 4 – 5 $5.00
  • Hour 5 – 6 $6.00
  • Hour 6 – 7 $7.00
  • Hour 7+ $8.00

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WHAT'S NEW  
Newsletter promo - SEPTEMBER 2015
  PDF RFP ADDENDUM Please note an addendum to the RFP / Procurement of One-Stop-Operator Lead Operator and Service Provider has been posted to the City of Quincy, Procurement Dept. page (link below) changing important dates pertaining to this RFP. The new schedule and the RFP can be viewed here: VIEW DETAILS VIEW ADDENDUM (PDF)
   
     
    City of Quincy and South Shore Workforce Development Board issue the attached RFP for Procurement of Lead Operator and Service Provider for its Career Centers. VIEW DETAILS
   
     
  PDF SSWIB Job Opening: Executive Director VIEW JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)
   
     
  PDF Workforce grants awarded in Brockton, Quincy, Whitman, Rockland, Taunton Businesses in Brockton, Quincy, Taunton, Rockland and Whitman were among 101 companies statewide to receive more than $8.4 million in Workforce Training Grant funds, which will enable the businesses to train current or newly hired workers, state officials said.VIEW DETAILS (PDF)
   
     
  PDF Grow your business by providing on-site English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) training to your workers! Workforce Training Fund Event held 2/04/16 to grow your business by providing on-site English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) training to your workers.

WFTF ESOL Training Event
(L to R: Dean Rizzo, Quincy Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Wan Wu, President of Kam Man Foods; Rep. Tackey Chan, Quincy; Joyce Livramento-Young, SSWIB; Sue Whitaker, SSWIB; Franklin Peralta, English for New Bostonians; Robert Duncan, Commonwealth Corporation) VIEW FLYER (PDF) VIEW AGENDA (PDF) VIEW PHOTOS (PDF)
   
     
  PDF Board Member Cindy Page receives SSWIB award
SSWIB recognizes Board Member Cindy Page VIEW PRESS RELEASE (PDF)
   
     
  PDF SSWIB Regional Resource Guide January 2016 VIEW Resource Guide (PDF)
   
     
  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 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) signed into law on July 22, 2014 by President Barack Obama. VIEW DETAILS (PDF)
   
     
 
INITIATIVES
   
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

Workplace Safety Training Grant: The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) awards up to $25,000.00 to various organizations to fund workplace safety training. Eligible employers within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts covered by the Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Law (MGL CH. 152) may qualify for funding. Learn more here. VIEW SITE

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): Employers can receive a Federal Tax Credit of up to $9,600 for each new hire that meets specified criteria. View complete details here.VIEW SITE

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