Plans & Strategies

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Draft Multi-Year Local and Regional Plans Effective January 1, 2018

The Southeast Workforce Planning Region (Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties) approved 2017 – 2019 Multi-Year Plans for Implementing WIOA are effective as of January 1, 2018.  To download the regional plan and Philadelphia local plan, please follow this link:

Download WIOA Local and Regional Plans

Philadelphia Works Strategic Plan 2013-2018: Partnering for a Competitive Workforce

Learn about our five strategic priorities:

  1. Bring Philadelphia’s workforce and economic development systems and investments into closer alignment
  2. Serving smaller employers
  3. Implement “No Wrong Door” service delivery system
  4. Adopt common employer-driven standards for education and training
  5. Prioritize hardest-to-serve populations

Strategic Plan – Executive Summary (PDF 4 pages)

Strategic Plan – Full Plan with Workplans and Timelines (PDF 71 pages)

Strategic Assessment of Philadelphia’s Workforce System (PDF 18 pages), the 2011 Executive Summary report from the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) that informed our strategic planning process. For a full copy of the 180-page CSW report, contact or 215-963-2100.