The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 is designed to increase access to, and opportunities for, the employment, education, training, and support services that individuals need to succeed in the labor market, particularly those with barriers to employment. This is accomplished by providing all customers access to high-quality one stop centers that connect them with the full range of services available in their communities. Under WIOA, partner programs and entities that are jointly responsible for workforce and economic development, educational, and other human resource programs collaborate to create a seamless customer-focused one-stop delivery system that integrates service delivery across all programs and enhances access to the programs' services. Under WIOA requirement each partner must work collaboratively with state and local boards to establish and maintain the one-stop delivery system.
Click the following link to download a copy of our One-Stop Partners Schedule:
WorkSource DeKalb One Stop Partners Schedule.pdf
DeKalb County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS)
The Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) is the part of DHS that investigates child abuse; finds foster homes for abused and neglected children; helps low income, out-of-work parents get back on their feet; assists with childcare costs for low income parents who are working or in job training, and provides numerous support services and innovative programs to help troubled families.
Contact: (877) 423-4746
Decide DeKalb Development Authority
Decide DeKalb is a one-stop shop for business recruitment, retention and expansion for Georgia's third largest county: DeKalb County. Thousands of businesses and more than 700,000 residents stake their claims here for a first-class place for business and a high-quality way of life.
Contact: (404) 687-2730
DeKalb Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (COC)
President & CEO
The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is “the voice of business in DeKalb County.” Membership contributions in the form of dues or sponsorships go to support the initiatives set by the membership base and ensure that the Chamber is able to communicate with DeKalb County at large about issues directly affecting our community.
Contact: (404) 378-8000
DeKalb County Housing Authority (DCHA)
The HADC works in partnership with key stakeholders who share our vision to respond to today’s economic challenges and build a stronger, more vibrant community. Staff strive for excellence and are working daily to maximize resources and funding to develop new housing solutions, improve DCHA-owned properties, enhance resident services for seniors and those with disabilities, and deliver programs to help clients achieve self-sufficiency and economic independence.
Contact: (404) 270-2500
Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC)
Vice President of Adult Education
Established in 1961, Georgia Piedmont Technical College is one of the oldest and most respected of Georgia's 33 technical colleges. Recognized its our student-centered atmosphere, Georgia Piedmont Technical College prepares individuals with the education, training and skills to enter the workplace ready to make a difference in companies and in the ever - changing global economy.
Contact: (404) 297-9522
Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL)
Career Center Manager
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) was established in 1911. Known then as the Department of Commerce and Labor, it had broad authority over industrial and occupational safety and the administration of labor laws. The Wagner-Peyser Act, passed by the U.S. Congress in 1935, mandated a federal-state partnership for operation of employment service agencies. As a result, the Georgia General Assembly enacted the Employment Security Law of 1937, officially creating a Georgia Department of Labor. The agency was placed under control of an elected commissioner.
Contact: (404) 679-5200
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA)
The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency operates five integrated and interdependent statutory programs that share a primary goal – to help people with disabilities to become fully productive members of society by achieving independence and meaningful employment. The three largest of the programs are the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Program, Disability Adjudication Services, and the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation. Two other unique programs serve consumers with visual impairments: The Business Enterprise Program and Georgia Industries for the Blind.
Contact: (404) 463-1103
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families – such as health care, employment and income security, and protection from financial abuse.
Contact: (404) 292-1330
Fatherhood Program (Department of Human Services)
The Georgia Fatherhood Program has been in existence since January 1997 with many milestones since that time. Unfortunately, many customers do not become aware of the program until a parent falls behind in their court -- ordered child support.
Contact: (770) 593-7546
Urban League of Greater Atlanta
The Atlanta Urban League was founded in 1920 as an affiliate of the National Urban League, to support African American families migrating from the rural communities of Georgia in unprecedented numbers to the vibrant industrialized city of Atlanta. It was the dawn of the Industrial Revolution and the 20th century, and Atlanta was a segregated city. These families were seeking opportunities and the Atlanta Urban League provided the much-needed support to connect the employment, job training, housing, health care and education for their children. Ninety-one years later, in the mist of the worst economic downturn many believe our nation has ever known, the Atlanta Urban League is just as relevant today, as it was in 1920.
Contact: (404) 659-1150
Partnership for Community Action (PCA)
Partnership for Community Action, Inc. is a private nonprofit agency born out of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty initiative. Established after the passage of the Economic Opportunity Act in 1964, PCA is the designated community action agency for DeKalb, Gwinnett and Rockdale counties.
Contact: (404) 929-2500
Job Corps is taking steps to help protect the environment and connect students with businesses and their surrounding communities through green training. Job Corps is preparing students for the green economy through green training in the advanced manufacturing, automotive, and construction industry areas.
Contact: (404) 371-3647
Goodwill of North Georgia
Goodwill puts people to work to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work.
Contact: (404) 728-8600
MARTA is an integral part of the community, the economy and the transportation system in the region, providing a meaningful mobility choice and attractive alternative to the automobile for all residents and visitors to the area.
Contact: (404) 848-5000