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Workforce Services

The Workforce Services Division (WFS) is responsible for policy development and workforce activities related to administering services and programs funded by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998. WFS is the link between job seekers looking to begin or change careers, and businesses looking for skilled workers to maintain competitiveness in a changing labor market.

Utilizing a funding stream comprised of WIA, state and county workforce investment funds, the One-Stop Career Center system serves over 30,000 job seekers and employers each year.

The Workforce Services Division provides workforce intelligence and solutions for the job seeker and business customer. The WFS mission is to contribute to the economic vitality of Prince George's County by providing a demand driven system that delivers qualified workers to businesses while providing job seekers with opportunities for careers in high demand/high growth industries.

Our Values:

  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Responsiveness to customer needs
  • Integrity
  • Mutual Respect
  • Innovation/Creativity

In September 2012, the Laurel Regional Workforce Center opened the first of its kind in the region. Residents and businesses from Prince George's, Montgomery, Howard and Anne Arundel counties can receive a variety of services in one location.

The One-Stop Career Center provides a wide range of resources for businesses and job seekers:

  • Business Services
  • Recruitment of Workers
  • Pre-Screening and Referrals
  • Labor Market Information
  • Tax Credit Assistance
  • Federal Bonding Program
  • Maryland Workforce Exchange

Job Seeker Services

  • Job Search/Placement Assistance
  • Skills Assessments
  • Career Guidance
  • Re-Entry Assistance for the Ex-Offender
  • Skills Training
  • Pre-employment Workshops
  • Resume Development
  • Labor Market Information
  • Resource Materials and Computer Labs
  • Veteran Services
  • ABE/GED/External Diploma/ESL Programs
  • Supportive Services and Referrals
  • Maryland Workforce Exchange

Youth Services

Youth ages 14-21 may take advantage of a variety of year-round programs and services that are especially designed for them to complete their high school diplomas, obtain a GED, or career development training.

We invite you to visit the Largo One-Stop Career Center or the Laurel Regional Workforce Center to discover the innovative ways "We bring employers and employees together."