About the Solano WDB

The Workforce Development Board (WDB) of Solano County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides employment-related services for job seekers and businesses in Solano County.

The WDB oversees federally-funded workforce services through the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 on behalf of Solano County. Services include the American Job Center of California System, called the Solano Employment Connection in Solano County, and intensive programs to support the talent development of the county.

This work includes planning and policy development, and alignment of workforce services in partnership with businesses to develop an integrated, responsive, and robust workforce system that meets the needs of both businesses and job seekers. Learn more about WIOA in Solano County...

MISSION

Our mission is to apply our funding to improve the nation’s workforce at the local level.

BOARD OVERSIGHT

The WDB is led by a 25 member board created under WIOA. The Board brings together business, education providers, labor, community stakeholders, and government entities to identify and address the workforce goals of the county. Learn more about the board…

STAFF

The WDB supports job seekers and businesses through a myriad of programs and services to build and retain the talent in Solano County. Meet our staff…

FUNDING

The WDB of Solano County is funded through federal, state, and county investments.

  • Federal – The WDB receives federal formula funding for workforce activities under WIOA. Allocations are received for adult, dislocated worker, and youth programming.
  • State – The WDB receives discretionary funding from the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) to support workforce innovation, regionalism, and industry engagement activities.
  • County – Through a contract with Health and Social Services, the WDB operates CalWorks programming to support individuals returning to work.