MassHire Franklin Hampshire Workforce Board

The WIOA 4-Year Plan (2022-2025) is available for public comment from July 14 thru August 13, 2021. To view the current WIOA 4-Year Plan, click here. All comments should be submitted to To view the past WIOA 4-Year Plan and previous Annual Plans, click here.
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Appointed by the Mayors of the City of Northampton and the City of Greenfield, the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Workforce Board is the region’s policy-making authority in developing workforce skills. In partnership with government, business, labor, education and community-based organizations, the MassHire FHWB coordinates and oversees the region’s publicly funded workforce training and placement programs, including the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center and the School-to-Career/Connecting Activities program. The MassHire FHWB also serves as a clearinghouse for labor market information and hiring/training incentives. The Board’s goal is to contribute to the economic health and growth of the region by creating an effective workforce development system that is responsive to job seekers and employers alike.

Program Highlights

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Schedule of Meetings 2020-2021

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Our Mission

To shape, nurture, and sustain a regional workforce development system that promotes the economic well-being of a diverse workforce and business base.