The Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington Workforce Development Centers are comprised of various private and public partner agencies providing free or low-cost services for employers and job seekers in a One-Stop Employment and Training environment. We value each one of our partner agencies and hope that you find your work here rewarding and satisfying. Our partners include the following:


The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation's (DVR) mission is to obtain, maintain and improve employment for people with disabilities by working with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) consumers, employers and other partners. DVR seeks to provide employment services and counseling to people with disabilities, provide or arrange for services to enable an individual to go to work, and provide training and technical assistance to employers regarding disability employment issues. 


Moraine Park Technical College is committed to working closely with area employers in order to build a competitive workforce. In addition to graduating hundreds or skilled workers from more than 100 associate of applied science degrees, technical diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates offered in a variety of formats - classroom, online and blended - MPTC also provides services in Washington County such as basic skills instruction, The Career Center and Corporate and Community Services - providing customized training to business and industry.


Since 1963, the Threshold Incorporated has provided programs and services for people with disabilities of all ages from Birth through Retirement. Some services include Birth to 3, Summer Youth, Community Employment, Prevocational and Senior Day Services.


Waukesha County participates in strategic leadership, one stop center management, and liasion services as a founding partner of the center. Economic support and economic development are offsite services closely linked to onsite programs.  


Independence First offers over 20 programs and services to people with disabilities of all kinds, in all age groups and provide programs on disability awareness, employment tips and access to the general community.

A national leader in workforce development, administering the Wisconsin Works welfare replacement program. ResCare provides case management services for   Wisconsin Works, and the FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) program.  


The Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington (WOW) Workforce Development Board is one of Wisconsin’s eleven regional Workforce Boards originally established by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA)  now the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to address local economic workforce issues in Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Washington Counties. 

The WOW Workforce Development Board is also the One-Stop Center Operator and through WOW Workforce Developemnt, Inc. provides administration, marketing, and employer relations services for the area's Workforce Development Centers.


Involved in workforce development linking both employers and job seekers to the full range of the College's services. In addition, MATC's Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development provides customized training and technical assistance to local business and industry.



Through the services of the Career Development Services Department, WCTC provides career counseling, resume assistance and apprenticeship testing. Through the Student Employment Services and Co-op Departments, WCTC offers graduates and students of WCTC help in securing internships and permanent employment.

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) is a state agency charged with building and strengthening Wisconsin's workforce in the 21st century and beyond. The Department's primary responsibilities include providing job services, training and employment assistance to people looking for work, at the same time as it works with employers on finding the necessary workers to fill current job openings.