About Workforce Development

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Business Services

The Workforce Development Division of the Office of Economic & Workforce Development (OEWD) coordinates the San Francisco Workforce Development System, which is a network of public, private, and nonprofit service providers that serve San Francisco job seekers and employers. We offer San Francisco employers services and assistance to attract, grow and retain a diverse workforce

What We Do

Success Stories

Meet the Director

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Job Seeker

Workforce Development connects job seekers in San Francisco with employment opportunities in growing industries such as Technology, Health Care, Hospitality, and Construction. We provide industry-aligned job training and access to job search assistance at community-based neighborhood access points throughout the City, to help provide employers with skilled workers.

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Employer Services

Our Workforce Development Division offers services and assistance to San Francisco employers that help attract, grow, and retain a diverse workforce. Explore this section to learn more about resources from our Business Services Team.

Layoff Assistance

First Source Hiring Program

Employer Recruitment Portal - WorkforceLinkSF 

Local Hire Program

Recruitment Assistance


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Grantee Resources

OEWD is funded by federal, state, and local sources, and each funding stream has its own set of regulations and requirements. Visit this section for resources.

OEWD Directives

OEWD Procedures & Forms

Citywide Fiscal & Compliance Monitoring

Nonprofit Resources

OEWD Program Monitoring


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Workforce Investment Board

San Francisco's Local Workforce Investment Board oversees and sets the direction for San Francisco's workforce system. Visit this section to learn more.

About WISF

Board Members


Upcoming Board Meetings

Meetings and Agendas

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OEWD's WIOA Title I-financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.