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Workforce Resource, Inc. helps to implement the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA).


Workforce Resource, Inc. is contracted with the state of Wisconsin Department of Children and Families to operate Wisconsin Works (W-2) programs in Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Iron, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Sawyer, and Washburn Counties.

The goal of Wisconsin Works (W-2) is to provide necessary and appropriate services to prepare individuals to work, and to obtain and maintain viable, self-sustaining employment, which will promote economic growth. W-2 is designed to ensure that everyone in Wisconsin shares in our economic opportunities.


All information regarding the FoodShare Employment & Training Program can be found at our Workforce Resource FSET website at


The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) serves low-income unemployed persons who are 55 years of age and older by training individuals in part-time community service assignments and by assisting individuals with developing skills and experience to transition to unsubsidized employment.

Independent Living

The Independent Living (IL) program provides youth with services and support to lead them to self-sufficiency.


Chippewa Fresh Start YouthBuild [YB] provides education, employment skills and career direction for at-risk young adults by involving them in the construction of a new house. When completed, the house is sold to an income-eligible family in the community. During the course of the program, the young adults gain valuable skills, perform community service, and prepare for post-secondary education and/or careers.

Transitional Jobs

Workforce Resource, Inc. is contracted with the State of Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, Division of Family and Economic Security, Bureau of Working Families. The Transitional Jobs [TJ] Program provides subsidized employment to unemployed low-income adults in Barron, Chippewa, Dunn, Polk, Pierce, and St. Croix Counties who meet eligibility requirements.