The Southern 14 Workforce Investment Board, Inc. (LWIA #26) is one of Illinois' 22 regional boards established by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity of 2014 (WIOA).

The Southern 14 Board is a private, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing the highest quality and
most effective workforce development services to the residents in the 14 counties of:


Alexander, Edwards, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Johnson, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne and White

The Board is the grant recipient for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Funds and is responsible for oversight and monitoring of the programs operated with those funds.



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